Wisconsin has a new set of science standards based on the Next Generation Science Standards and they are up for public comment until August 12.
Utah State Board of Education member Spencer Stokes was the person who floated the $100 million number to replace Common Core. Where is that coming from?
Mason Classical Academy in Naples, FL rejected Common Core and their 3rd and 5th grade ELA scores on the Florida Standards Assessment were among the best.
Smith & Love: States should pursue their own course under an administration that in Alabama’s case showed respect for local and state control of education.
The Ohio Department of Education is updating the state’s science, social studies, and financial literacy standards and are asking for feedback on revisions.
Massachusetts Education Commissioner Mitchell Chester passed away on Monday night after a fight with cancer. He was 65.
Betty Peters: Is the US Department of Education afraid allowing Alabama to choose its assessment would make it stray too far from the federal corral?
Shane Vander Hart: The Trump Administration can give lip service to local control, or they actually can respect it and allow Alabama to proceed with a new test.
Dr. Gary Houchens: “I believe an over-emphasis on reading as a skill has caused schools to neglect social studies, science, and arts in early grades.”
HSLDA reports that West Virginia State Senator Michael Romano (D-Clarksburg) thinks homeschoolers should have to follow Common Core.