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State education chiefs oppose delay in high-stakes test repercussions
A small group of state education officials is pushing back against a call by teachers unions for a moratorium on using standardized tests for evaluating students or teachers until states have completely implemented Common Core standards, a new way of teaching math and reading in grades kindergarten through 12th. (Washington Post)
Group Launches Effort to Stimulate More Rural N.C. Charter Schools
One North Carolina school choice advocacy group is pushing to create more charter schools in rural co...