Amid all the noise, to what extent are states actually considering hedging their involvement with the common core or dropping it altogether?
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April 01, 2014
March 27, 2014
A push against the common core in Oklahoma is gathering momentum in the state legislature, but seems to hold unclear consequences for the standards.
March 25, 2014
A plan to boost school funding in Kansas in the wake of a court ruling could mean Gov. Sam Brownback's plan to increase pre-K spending won't succeed.
March 24, 2014
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence has signed a bill voiding the state's previous adoption of the common core, but there's more to the story in a state that is moving quickly to adopt its own home-grown standards.
March 24, 2014
The highest court in Arizona has declined to review a ruling from a lower court last year that upheld a savings account program using state per-student funding.
March 20, 2014
California school districts are sorting through new steps to create their budgets under a state formula that emphasizes low-income students and English-language learners.
March 12, 2014
Virginia Superintendent of Public Instruction Patricia Wright will leave the department in May, as Virginia's education policy landscape undergoes key shifts.
March 11, 2014
A set of recommendations from a panel convened by N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo are intended to put the common core back on course in the Empire State.
March 10, 2014
Issues that will occupy Indiana education officials include potentially problematic changes to teacher licensure, and a new state assessment to match Indiana's forthcoming new standards.
March 07, 2014
The legislation from Sen. Bill Montford would assign a task force to create recommendations for a new accountability system for the 2017-18 school year.