Louisiana’s biggest cheerleader for Common Core, Board of Elementary and Secondary Education President Chas Roemer, will not seek reelection to the board.
AP reports that “only a few hundred people” participated in the first month of public comment that is part of Louisiana’s Common Core review.
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.
The Alliance for Better Classrooms took our advice and incorporated unicorns into their PR campaign to advocate for the Common Core. Will rainbows be next?
Louisiana mom and activist Sara Wood takes Michael Henderson and Martin West of the Brookings Institute to task for misrepresenting Common Core.
The Terrebonne Parish School Board (Louisiana) will consider a resolution requesting the ability to opt-out of the PARCC assessment.
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 […]
U.S. Senator David Vitter (R-LA) who plans to run for Governor in Louisiana announced yesterday that he is against Common Core. Below is a statement he made explaining why he changed his mind: Four months ago, I said that I supported strong standards like the Common Core standards Louisiana has adopted. But I said that […]
I was at the FAMiLY Leadership Summit where Iowans were able get a sneak peak at prospective 2016 presidential candidates. Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal held a press avail after the Summit. He and I have discussed Common Core before, but I wanted to ask a question about the current lawsuit his office is embroiled in […]