Newspaper Articles – Jenni White

Gates Foundation Acknowledges Common Core Shortcomings

In her annual open letter detailing the work of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, CEO Sue Desmond-Hellmann

Patients Could Get Drug Scripts by Telehealth, If Michigan House Approves

Patients in Michigan will be able to use telehealth services to obtain drug prescriptions if the state House of Representati

Wyoming Cuts Ties with Common Core-Aligned Testing

The Wyoming Department of Education has ended its affiliation with the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC), a group that provides states with high-stakes achie

ACT: Common Core Does Not Prepare Students for College

According to findings published by the American College Testing Inc.’s (ACT) National Curriculu

Vermont Prohibits Insurers from Forcing Eye Doctors to Limit Patient Choice

A new Vermont law protects vision care providers from retribution by insurance companies when providers recommend or sell products and services not covered by their patients’ insu

Prescriptions by Digital Eye Exam Banned in South Carolina

Residents of South Carolina will have to visit an eye doctor in person in order to buy eyeglasses or contact lenses in the state, instead of taking advantage of new services offering online eye exa

Utah Governor Reverses Position on Common Core

Utah Governor Gary Herbert (R) sent a letter to the State Board of Education asking for an end to the state’s use of the Common Core (CC) academic standards.

Oklahoma Frees Physicians from Forced Maintenance of Certification

Oklahoma will become the first state to protect physicians without maintenance of certification (MOC) from losing their licenses, reimbursement, employment, or

‘Competency-Based’ Education Pilot Program Signs Up 19 Idaho Schools

Nineteen Idaho schools have been selected to participate in the Idaho Mastery Education Network (IMEN), a “competency-based education” system based on a model designed by Jeb Bush’s Foundation for