IN's Common Core Replacement, SC Residents Support Choice, and More: Tuesday's Ed News

IN's Common Core Replacement, SC Residents Support Choice, and More: Tuesday's Ed News
April 21, 2014

Joy Pullmann

Joy Pullmann is a research fellow on education policy for The Heartland Institute and managing... (read full bio)

Tuesday's ed news

INDIANA: The state will replace Common Core with something of lower academic quality

SOUTH CAROLINA: Two in three residents support tax-credit scholarships, a new poll finds.

DATA: The much-vaunted inBloom project has at last closed shop.

ILLINOIS: Sen. Rand Paul talks school choice today in Chicago, and will move to Milwaukee next.

WISCONSIN: The state refuses to revoke a teacher’s license, although he watched porn at work and shared it using school computers and email.

LOUISIANA: Most New Orleans schools use in a common application to help kids applying for several K-12 schools.

BAD PARENTS: Why school choice benefits children who stay in their public schools.

 

Monday's ed news

INDIANA: Today, a state committee votes on a new set of education standards to replace Common Core. The draft is still similar to Common Core and of low academic quality.

ARIZONA: The House rejects a bill that would have expanded the state's education savings accounts to poor kids. 

TENNESSEE: The state legislature votes to delay Common Core tests one year

LOUISIANA: The state union and Gov. Jindal negotiate an agreement about how to fire teachers

MICHIGAN: A professor says Wayne State University defrauded taxpayers by charging the federal government outrageous amounts for research projects. 

PENNSYLVANIA: A lawmaker wants the state, not school districts, to fund online charter schools

 

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Joy Pullmann

Joy Pullmann is a research fellow on education policy for The Heartland Institute and managing... (read full bio)