Maryland announced plans to replace PARCC. Their departure along with New Jersey’s exit drops the consortium that once boasted 27 partners to five.
Karen Effrem provides a Common Core/FedEd/High Stakes Testing/Preschool comparison of the Florida gubernatorial primary for both parties.
The New Jersey Legislative leaders unveiled a plan that would eliminate hundreds of school districts which will erode local control of public education.
One of the reasons why Governor Mary Fallin, a Republican governor in a red state, is so unpopular was her tepid response to efforts to repeal Common Core.
The Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education should reject a proposed rewrite of the Massachusetts History and Social Science Curriculum Framework in its entirety and immediately restore the state’s 2003 framework
Shane Vander Hart explores where each gubernatorial candidate running in the Michigan Republican Primary stands on Common Core.
Shane Vander Hart: South Carolina voters will have the opportunity in November to change their constitution to allow the Governor to appoint the State Superintendent of Education instead of voters electing that position. This is a move that only favors the bureaucracy.
Colorado finally received approval of their accountability plan required under the Every Student Succeeds Act one year and two revisions later with the U.S. Department of Education getting its way. This is flexibility for states?
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy has said that it is time for the Garden State to get rid of PARCC. To that end, the New Jersey Department of Education announced last week they will solicit public input in May to “inform” the next statewide assessment.
A bill was just introduced in the New York Assembly that would bar schools from using standardized assessment scores on teacher evaluations.