The 2017 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) results will be released on April 10th and it seems as though Louisiana State Superintendent of Education John White got an advanced look and he is worried.
The members of the Louisiana House of Representatives who negotiated new education standards now say BESE is not agreeing to a spirit of compromise.
The Baton Rogue Area Chamber parrots the same warning made by Common Core advocates about an expected drop in assessment scores to spin the impending news.
U.S. Senator David Vitter (R-LA) released a campaign commercial focused on his opposition to Common Core in Louisiana’s gubernatorial race.
Under a deal reached with a bill, HB 373, there would be additional steps added to Louisiana’s current plan to review and revise the Common Core Standards.
There has been legislation filed that will be heard tomorrow in a House committee related to ethics questions directed at Louisiana education officials.
Mercedes Schneider wrote a good piece on Friday that points out that Louisiana State Superintendent of Education John White says Louisiana is taking the PARCC assessments, but there is no way the state could possibly be administer PARCC. An excerpt: It is clear that Pearson is responsible for the PARCC assessments. It is also clear on […]
The Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education released a statement after Governor Bobby Jindal issued his executive orders saying that he lacked the authority for this action: BATON ROUGE, La. – The state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) and the Louisiana Department of Education today reaffirmed that the state will implement the […]
Jeff Sadow has a piece up at The Hayride that discusses the tightrope that Governor Bobby Jindal (R-LA) has taken on the Common Core State Standards. At first he gave tacit support, and now he is an outspoken critic. This morning he said that he wants the state out of the Common Core and the […]
Two states last week made moves to address Common Core concerns, specifically the implementation of the PARCC assessment. Louisiana Superintendent of Education John White announced a 10-year plan which would do the following: Test scheduling. The state will propose that in 2015 students take the PARCC test in grades 3 to 8 (online in grades […]