State Departments of Education Should Explain Legal Basis for Mandates on Schools

A bill in the Iowa Senate would require the Iowa Department of Education to identify their statutory or regulatory authority for any request for reports made of school districts. A common sense measure every state should implement.

(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.

Anti-Common Core Victories at the State Level

Anti-Common Core candidates saw several victories in Governor races, state school chief races, school board races, and in state legislatures.

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.