Although frustrated by this month’s three-vote defeat of a bill to reconsider Common Core national education standards or related tests, former Kansas Board of Education member Walt Chappell is resolute: “House Bill 2289 [to repeal Common Core] is still alive.”
The Common Core opponent expects a repeal bill to be re-introduced in 2014, but in the interim, Chappell, president of Educational Management Consultants, believes a “groundswell of activity from teachers and parents” is necessary...
Tuesday's ed news
Michigan's governor has signed the state budget, which prohibits funds for Common Core.
A bill to repeal Common Core has hit New York.
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal signs a new kind of Parent Trigger into law.
A New Hampshire court rules that tax-credit scholarship students may not attend religious schools.
Chicago Public Schools will lay off 663 employees because of school closures.
U.S. teacher training is of poor quality, a comprehensive...
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