A strong supporter of the common core, Luna becomes the second current elected Republican superintendent to join Chiefs for Change, along with Oklahoma's Janet Barresi.
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December 23, 2013
December 18, 2013
The list of governors issuing executive orders regarding the common core continues to grow, and so far they are all Republican leaders.
December 13, 2013
Matthew Blomstedt told state board members during his interview that it might make sense to align Nebraska's academic standards with the common core.
December 11, 2013
The former Arkansas governor said he is dissatisfied with the implementation of the common core and how it has become "hijacked" by other interests.
December 09, 2013
Acting U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education James H. Shelton argued that other nations' decision to expand on what has been successful U.S. education policy helps explain lagging U.S. scores on PISA.
December 05, 2013
In her executive order, Gov. Mary Fallin also says that the state's standards won't jeopardize student privacy or parents who home-school their children.
December 02, 2013
Compared to other tests from groups including ACT and Amplify, the study said Smarter Balanced assessments remained the best choice for Michigan.
November 22, 2013
The Oregon complaint targets the state school boards association, while a teachers' union in Maryland has also filed a grievance regarding work on common-core aligned curriculum.
November 21, 2013
High school students will not take the common-core-aligned exam in 2015, state Superintendent John White announced, under a plan giving Louisiana schools a decade to meet score expectations.
November 20, 2013
An organizer of the protest day against common core says her work is just beginning, while a "Moms Against Duncan" group recently started.