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Jindal’s Lawsuit Against Common Core Scrapped By Governor

Edwards' predecessor, Republican Bobby Jindal, filed the federal lawsuit in 2014, as he was readying his failed bid for the GOP presidential nomination.

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School Supplies Sean Locke, ThinkStock
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BESE Sets Grading Scale For PARCC Testing

The newly adopted scale will allow for Louisiana students' performance to be compared with students in 10 other states and in Washington, D.C.

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State’s Common Core Test Results ‘Roughly Comparable’ To Past

The percentage of students who show "mastery" of their subject matter is low.

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White Gets Positive Review From The BESE Board

State Superintendent of Education John White receives high marks in his end of the school year evaluation.

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Bobby Jindal (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Bobby Jindal (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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Governor Jindal Issues Statement On Ruling In State Common Core Procedure Suit

"It’s important to note that we are also still fighting Common Core in federal court, where a judge has recently ruled that our case has standing and will be heard. This case challenges Race to the Top and No Child Left Behind waivers that are tied to Common Core."

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Legislative Preview: Bill Would Prohibit Penalties For PARCC Participation

Penalties against schools, school systems, teachers, and students for failing to participate in the PARCC standardized assessment would be prohibited under a bill prefiled by state Rep. Bob Hensgens.

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Gov. Bobby Jindal (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Gov. Bobby Jindal (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
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Governor Jindal Announces Plan To Get Common Core Out Of Louisiana, Develop High Louisiana Standards

Read Jindal's outlined plan.

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Common Core Town Hall In Abbeville October 28

There will be a town hall-type Common Core meeting October 28th at 5:30 at Magdaline Place in Abbeville

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800 Attend Common Core Town Hall In Calcasieu Parish

An estimated crowd between 700 and 800 people gathered in the gymnasium at Sam Houston High School Monday night for a town hall meeting to discuss the Common Core state standards.

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State Auditor Releases Nonpartisan Brief On Common Core

The 30-page report describes development of the standards, gives a sample of the changed teaching and outlines other states' use of Common Core.

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Bobby Jindal (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Bobby Jindal (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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Jindal To Spend $275,000 In Public Funds On Common Core Lawsuit

A Jindal spokesperson says outside counsel is needed when the individual has special expertise in certain areas of the law.

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Bobby Jindal (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Bobby Jindal (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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Governor Jindal Suing Feds Over Common Core

Governor Bobby Jindal says that violates the state sovereignty clause in the Constitution and federal laws that prohibit national control of education content.

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