common core

Common Core Public Hearings Begin August 19
Common Core standards see another school year kicking off this week and next in Louisiana. The department of education has a portal on its website that’s taking public comment on Common Core and a hearing is set for August 19th
Governors Skirt ‘Radioactive’ Common Core Issues
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Facing opposition from staunch conservatives, the Common Core education standards designed to improve schools and student competitiveness are being modified by some Republican governors. They cite concern about the federal government's role in the classroom.
Gov. Jindal Seeks to Block Common Core Test
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gov. Bobby Jindal has issued an executive order requiring competitive bidding for public school standardized tests, an apparent attempt to derail Louisiana's use of tests linked to Common Core education standards.