The Iowa Department of Education announced American Institutes for Research (AIR) was selected develop Iowa’s new student assessment. Here are five concerns.
After the Iowa State Board of Education had adopted Smarter Balanced, a new law required the Department of Education to issue an RFP for a new assessment.
State Rep. Sandy Salmon (R-Janesville) introduces bills in the Iowa House opposing Common Core, Next Generation Science Standards and Smarter Balanced.
A new Pioneer Institute research paper finds that the Common Core Standards that violate three federal laws are unlikely to improve student achievement.
58 leaders representing 56 grassroots organizations sign an open letter to Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker saying “no more games on Common Core.”
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker spoke with Caffeinated Thoughts about his 2016 ambitions, issues surrounding the race, & how voters are looking for action.
The Iowa Department of Education still has not taken action on Governor Terry Branstad’s Common Core executive order issued nine months ago.