The value of effective teaching assessments is being undercut by the problems created by an overbearing federal involvement defining teacher accountability.
The Advertiser reports that a Federal judge is allowing Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal’s Common Core lawsuit to proceed. A federal judge refused Thursday to throw out Gov. Bobby Jindal’s lawsuit against President Barack Obama’s administration over the Common Core education standards. U.S. District Judge Shelly Dick rejected Obama administration arguments that Jindal didn’t have the […]
Missouri Education Watchdog first reported today that the U.S. Department of Education has sent out a letter to Superintendents of local school districts explaining their “future ready district pledge.” You can find the letter here and I also have the text below: Dear Superintendent, As one of more than 16,000 superintendents leading school districts across […]
I have to tip my hat to Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal. Even though he encountered a setback in court in regards to his executive order pulling Louisiana out of PARCC he forged ahead in his opposition. Jindal has done what frankly every Governor should do – file a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Education […]
Conservative leaders who work with groups like BATS & AACTE would be able to gain support from a broad base of liberals & conservatives to curtail the DoED.
By Shane Vander Hart The Casper Star Tribune released a document they received indicating that Wyoming would not receive an ESEA waiver. In a memo from the Wyoming Department of Education that was sent to local school administration they outline several of the reasons: Several challenges prevent Wyoming’s waiver approval. One is the state’s inability […]