On State Takeovers of School Districts

A state takeover of a local school district takes away the voice of the taxpayers and parents and it’s questionable (at best) they even work.

238 Education Data Bills Hit State Capitols in 2018 So Far

Data Quality Campaign reports there are 238 bills related to education data in state legislatures this year so far, and less than a third (70) have anything to do with protecting student data privacy.

Will Indiana Adopt Federalized School Discipline Plans?

Erin Tuttle: Considering the evidence showing the discipline policies pushed by the U.S. Department of Education’s federal guidance makes schools less safe and even dangerous, why would Indiana legislators even consider adopting HB 1421?

(2nd Update) 2017 Legislation on Standards, Assessments, and Data Privacy

Here is a list of legislation filed filed in 2017 in state houses across the nation dealing with standards, local control, assessments & data privacy.

2014 Common Core Legislation Round-Up (12th Update)

A running list of Common Core related legislation filed in State Legislatures across the United States. This list will be continually updated.