Arkansas was one of 10 states, along with the District of Columbia, to use the PARCC test in the 2014-15 school year.
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June 08, 2015
June 04, 2015
Back in 1998, South Carolina decided to give its new standards some bite by holding students and schools more accountable through standardized tests.
June 03, 2015
A provision of the state education budget signed by Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon would cut off funding for the Smarter Balanced exam and require a new test for the next school year.
June 02, 2015
Five years after it was unveiled in Suwanee, Ga., the common core has created two parallel channels of reaction: one among its cheerleaders, and another among its critics.
May 28, 2015
"It's time to have standards that are even higher," Gov. Chris Christie, a former common-core supporter, said in a May 28 speech.
May 27, 2015
Louisiana's compromise concerning the Common Core State Standards is moving ahead in the state legislature, but it hasn't crossed the finish line or cleared other hurdles.
May 21, 2015
What did a focus group of Iowa Republicans say when asked about the common core and prospective candidate Jeb Bush's support for it?
May 20, 2015
The number of states curtailing or considering a review of their involvement with the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers exam has grown in recent weeks.
May 18, 2015
"I'm not arguing against any kind of national communication or even national testing. I took national tests when I was a kid," Sen. Rand Paul said in a recent interview.
May 08, 2015
Gov. Scott Walker wants to defund the common-core aligned test, but he's not the only Wisconsin official who's gone after the test's rollout.