Does the widespread rebuke by states of the Medicaid expansion show that states are not so easily coerced by the federal government--and its money--after all?
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February 07, 2014
February 06, 2014
Rep. Phil Gingrey wants to stop the federal government "from either directly or indirectly mandating or incentivizing state and local academic standards and curricula."
January 31, 2014
Kentucky had been uncertain for many months about whether it would use the PARCC tests for common standards.
January 29, 2014
The bill would require Indiana to drop the common core, but wouldn't explicitly bar the state from re-adopting the standards later this year.
January 27, 2014
In not seeking a third term, Luna said he hopes that his decision means policy recommendations from a state task force stand a better chance of survival.
January 27, 2014
The move by the New York state teachers' union could signal new worries for common core in the Empire State, and for state K-12 chief John King.
January 23, 2014
The state board agreed to change how the standards will work in Alabama schools, but didn't explicitly alter the common core or add new standards.
January 22, 2014
In addition to New York, lawmakers in South Dakota and Tennessee are considering reviews or pauses to common-core implementation and common-core-aligned tests.
January 17, 2014
In remarks made on Jan. 16 to a local Republican Party club, Haley said she would "absolutely" sign a bill that would repeal the common core in South Carolina.
January 16, 2014
Among candidates for state superintendent in Georgia, there's mostly opposition to the common core, even as the state chamber of commerce continues to support them.