A new Pioneer Institute research paper finds that the Common Core Standards that violate three federal laws are unlikely to improve student achievement.
In Iowa Governor Chris Christie (R-NJ) says he has “grave concerns” about the Common Core, in New Jersey he defends the Common Core-aligned assessment PARCC.
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.
Jim Hawkins looks at Iowa’s education reform bill’s impact on teachers and students noting that the bill unfairly favors the ISEA & other organizations.
The Iowa Legislature removed Smarter Balanced Assessments from education reform bill and paused any Common Core Assessments until 2016-17 school year.
Senator Chuck Grassley is asking his colleagues to sign onto a letter that requests future federal funds for the Common Core and its assessments be cut off.