New York state lawmakers have approved Gov. Andrew Cuomo's bill changing the impact of assessments aligned to the Common Core State Standards when it comes to teacher and principal evaluations.
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June 20, 2014
June 19, 2014
In its showdown with lawmakers, what would happen if the Washington state Supreme Court ordered an increase in taxes to pay for a larger K-12 budget?
June 18, 2014
Groups ranging from the state PTA and the Florida School Boards Association are pushing Gov. Rick Scott to veto a bill that would expand the state's tax-credit scholarship program.
June 17, 2014
What did the "pro-common core bill" vetoed by Louisiana's governor really say, and where is the split in GOP governors' positions on the common core?
June 17, 2014
There's significantly higher funding for career education, early learning, and the common-core transition in the budget Golden State lawmakers passed June 15.
June 13, 2014
Washington state's Supreme Court court has warned lawmakers that they could be held in contempt over K-12 funding, with a variety of possible sanctions.
June 12, 2014
A panel of judges in Kansas has ruled that state lawmakers satisfied an order from the state Supreme Court to make its K-12 finance system more equitable
June 10, 2014
Will North Carolina be the next state to step back from the common core, and how does its state superintendent feel about the recent activity?
June 09, 2014
The Kansas National Education Association is filing a legal challenge to a new law that eliminated due-process rights for state teachers.
June 05, 2014
Five months after coming to the defense of the Common Core State Standards, Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin has signed a bill to replace them.