Jindal's Jan. 30 executive order is the latest step in the ongoing battle the Louisiana governor has waged against the standards and tests.
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January 30, 2015
January 29, 2015
Arguably the most hostile relationship in state education politics could be fundamentally altered by Indiana legislators' current plans.
January 27, 2015
The number of states that exert direct control over districts' choice of instructional materials through state funding has dipped from roughly 25 to 18 in recent years.
January 16, 2015
The Mississippi state board plans to seek a new test for 2015-16, but still plans to administer the PARCC exam this school year.
January 16, 2015
The state board of education approved $251,000 in funds to help train school-based teams of special education staff in creating new paths for promotion for students.
January 05, 2015
The Rhode Island education commissioner has previously stated she'd like to stay on under the new Gov.-elect Gina Raimondo, but Gist's current contract expires in June.
December 17, 2014
The Missouri State Board of Education has selected Margaret Vandeven to be its next state education chief, replacing Chris Nicastro.
December 10, 2014
How does the philosophy behind California's new K-12 funding system differ from many state education policy initiatives and debates?
November 18, 2014
Indiana Chamber of Commerce President Kevin Brinegar told the Associated Press that the group wants the governor or the state board to pick the state superintendent in 2016.
November 11, 2014
Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber, a Democrat, has presented a wide-ranging package of education initiatives that include a focus on early education, reading, and English-language learners.