The Iowa Department of Education still has not taken action on Governor Terry Branstad’s Common Core executive order issued nine months ago.
Gov. Bobby Jindal (R-LA) said he wants Louisiana out of the Common Core State Standards Initiative and its contract with their assessment consortium PARCC.
Several grassroots groups are urging Gov. Mary Fallin (R-OK), Chair of the National Governors Association, to end the Common Core State Standards Initiative
HSLDA released Building the Machine, a documentary on the Common Core, and Gates-funded Common Core advocates are worried enough to retool their message.
A new study released by Pioneer Institute shows that states that have adopted the Common Core State Standards should include a literature-based standard.
Texas has pulled out of the Council of Chief State School Officers – State EdWatch reports The state’s commissioner of education, Robert Scott, made the decision to pull out of the CCSSO, citing concerns about philosophical differences with the organization, as well as worries about membership costs, a spokeswoman for the Texas Education Agency said. […]