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Hanna Skandera Is Now PARCC Chair. There Was No Press Release.

Mercedes Schneider | Posted 01.24.2017 | Education
Mercedes Schneider

Hanna Skandera At some point in November 2015 (or not too long thereafter), it seems that New Mexico Education Secretary Hanna Skandera replaced Mass...

Louisiana Superintendent John White Now Chairs Jeb Bush's Seriously-Dwindling "Chiefs for Change"

Mercedes Schneider | Posted 05.10.2015 | Education
Mercedes Schneider

Louisiana Superintendent John White has just been made chair of Jeb Bush's privatizing-reform superintendent's club, Chiefs for Change. Now, that reads really fancy, until one notices that Jeb's little club is, well, little.

Ed Today: Ron Paul's 'New School Manifesto'; Federal Equity Commission

Joy Resmovits | Posted 04.22.2013 | Politics
Joy Resmovits

Next In Your Education Library: Ron Paul?? According to the Washington Post, former presidential candidate Ron Paul is working on an education tome called "New School Manifesto." The book will be out in September. Paul, as you might recall, campaigned on shutting down the U.S. Education Department. So it'll come as no surprise that the book will majorly boost home schooling.

Joy Resmovits

States Seek Waivers In Light Of More Schools Deemed 'Failing' Under NCLB | Joy Resmovits | Posted 10.04.2011 | Education

Despite a rise in test scores, 84 percent of Missouri's schools failed to make "adequate yearly progress," according to a report released by the state...

New Mexico Schools May Get Letter Grades Based On Students' Test Scores

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

Like many states, New Mexico's leaders are pressing forward with education reforms intended to improve the state school system. This week, Sen. Verno...