As in South Carolina, Louisiana is experiencing a dispute between state officials over whether PARCC tests should be given to students.
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April 15, 2014
April 14, 2014
South Carolina Superintendent Mick Zais said he's withdrawing the state from Smarter Balanced regardless of what the state school board voted to do.
April 11, 2014
Despite a state education department official's announcement April 3 that the state would withdraw from Smarter Balanced, the state board voted not to do so April 9.
April 09, 2014
Evergreen State is on course to become the first state to lose its flexibility from the No Child Left Behind Act.
April 08, 2014
The Learning First Alliance said that it wants to be a resource for states struggling to regroup and take more time to get the common core right.
April 07, 2014
A school-finance package approved by Kansas lawmakers in response to a court ruling gives districts greater flexibility if they seek local tax increases.
April 04, 2014
The move by South Carolina to leave the testing consortium comes at a time when common core is facing political opposition in the state.
April 03, 2014
A bill that would have required Louisiana to develop new standards to replace its adoption of the common core died in the House of Representatives.
April 01, 2014
We needed to revise our map to keep you abreast of the national state of play on the standards. And we'll continue to do so as the landscape changes.
April 01, 2014
The two main Texas gubernatorial candidates are staking out turf on education policy issues, with the GOP hopeful recently focusing on early education.