Of the eight seats on the 11-member Louisiana state school board that were up for election, six were won by those that favor the common core.
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October 26, 2015
October 22, 2015
A former school teacher and state lawmaker, Dorn has been at the center of several interesting K-12 policy and political events in the Evergreen State.
October 21, 2015
After months of weighing whether to use the PARCC test or its previous state exam next year, Massachusetts K-12 officials now might consider a third choice.
October 15, 2015
During his time in Texas, Williams oversaw the state's shift to new academic standards and new assessments, and had disputes with the Education Department over the state's NCLB waiver.
October 15, 2015
Has any state cracked the code when it comes to turning around schools that have been foundering for decades?
October 14, 2015
"Our description of Level 3 and above as reflecting students being 'on track for college and career readiness' was in error," Arkansas chief Johnny Key said in his statement.
October 12, 2015
Arkansas joins Ohio as a state that will report PARCC scores differently than the testing consortium when it comes to student performance.
September 24, 2015
At Achieve, Pruitt oversaw the development of the Next Generation Science Standards, which have been adopted by 15 states and the District of Columbia.
September 23, 2015
Anticipate lower proficiency rates on standardized tests. That's what happens, people say, when you adopt tough new standards and tests. Well it's not what happened in Texas.
September 10, 2015
To help battle Oklahoma's teacher shortage, state chief Joy Hofmeister is calling for a $5,000 increase in base pay for teacher salaries over the next five years.