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2015/03/27 00:39
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In explaining why Gov. Bobby Jindal is putting off his presidential decision until after mid-June, his top political adviser said the governor just wants to stay focused on his final legislative...
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BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts Education Commissioner Mitchell Chester is recommending the Holyoke Public Schools be put into state receivership. Chester pointed to what he called the ‘‘persistent and...
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By Andy Metzger STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE GREENFIELD, MASS. -- The Massachusetts Teachers Association has yet to choose sides in the debate over two standardized testing methods, one made in...
2015/03/24 01:49
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When the New Orleans Saints have a 7-9 season — as they just did — it's natural that the front office would shake up the team to get better results next year. A truism often misattributed to Albert...
2015/03/24 00:40
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Gov. Bobby Jindal and his former ally, state Education Superintendent John White, are offering radically different visions of what public school students should learn and how they should be...
2015/03/22 16:19
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Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, a potential candidate for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, announced another plan last week to try to pull his state from the K-12 Common Core State Standards,...
2015/03/21 18:39
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The Common Core academic standards should be reviewed under a process initiated by the Legislature rather than state education leaders, the president of the Louisiana Association of Educators said...
2015/03/21 18:39
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Gov. Bobby Jindal and his former education ally John White are offering radically different visions of what public school students should learn and how they should be tested. “We will not accept this...
2015/03/19 12:19
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Do you Read In? Subscribe today -- it's free! -- and get all the politics news you need delivered right to your inbox! -- Here we go again: The House Budget Committee late Wednesday couldn't finisha...
2015/03/19 02:35
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... Despite little local resistance to Common Core testing in the schools this week, Gov. Bobby Jindal announced a plan Wednesday to remove the oft-debated national education standards from Louisiana....
2015/03/18 22:10
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Calcasieu Parish's PARCC opt out numbers are more than double original projections. Students in grades 3-8 across the state are taking the PARCC exam, the standardized test attached to the...
2015/03/18 20:39
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Gov. Bobby Jindal unveiled a two-prong plan Wednesday that he said will rid the state of Common Core. Jindal told reporters that he will back legislation that sets up a new process to adopt education...
2015/03/18 03:17
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The Terrebonne School Board voted unanimously Tuesday to join St. John the Baptist Parish and 44 other districts, including Lafourche, in the lawsuit. The suit names the state Education Department...
2015/03/17 22:25
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Calcasieu Parish's PARCC opt out numbers are more than double original projections. Third- and eighth-grade students across the state are taking the PARCC exam, the standardized test attached to the...
2015/03/16 22:39
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Concerns that large numbers of Louisiana public school students would skip the Common Core standardized tests appear unfounded, with the state’s education superintendent saying 99 percent showed up...
2015/03/16 16:25
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Students across the state are taking phase one of the Common Core state standardized test this week, known as PARCC. It's been a controversial subject for some time now, causing many parents to opt...
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BAKER — More than 40 people attended a Baker School Board work session Tuesday night to hear about a proposed reconstitution plan for Bakerfield Elementary. Bakerfield has received a grade of F from...
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The state should change the way annual school aid requests are formulated to avoid mid-year budget shortfalls, Legislative Auditor Daryl Purpera said in an audit issued Monday. Under current methods,...
2015/03/07 00:13
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BOSTON (AP) - The state's biggest teacher union is faulting Gov. Charlie Baker for tapping another charter school advocate for a top state education post. The Republican governor, a charter school...
2015/03/07 00:01
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BOSTON (AP) — Gov. Charlie Baker said Friday he wants to hear from the public about which of two statewide student assessment tests Massachusetts should adopt. Baker said during last year’s...
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