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BESE President Chas Roemer, KEEL
BESE President Chas Roemer, KEEL
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BESE Votes To join Lawsuit Challenging Jindal

Louisiana's state school board is joining a lawsuit against Gov. Bobby Jindal, accusing the governor of illegally meddling in education policy in his efforts to block use of the Common Core education standards.

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Moon Griffon Talks Common Core

In his latest 'A Moment With Moon' segment on KNOE TV 8, radio host Moon Griffon shares some thoughts on Common Core and education reform.

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Bobby Jindal (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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Lawmakers, Teachers File Suits Over Common Core Standards

One suit claims the governor violated his legal authority by using executive orders and contract suspensions to keep schools from using Common Core. The other questions BESE.

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Louisiana State Capitol (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
Louisiana State Capitol (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
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Louisiana Lawmakers Sue Over Common Core

Governor Bobby Jindal, a one-time Common Core supporter, now opposes the standards as a federal intrusion into local education.

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Bobby Jindal (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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Governors Group Skirts ‘radioactive’ Common Core

Governors in Indiana, South Carolina and Oklahoma have signed legislation to repeal the standards while Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal is taking steps to block the use of tests tied to the standards.

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BESE Proposes Using LEAP Tests Another Year

Commissioner of Administration Kristy Nichols says it's not doable, because existing contracts with LEAP are not valid for next school year.

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Common Core Dispute Stalls Student Testing Plans

A dispute between Gov. Bobby Jindal and the state's top education leaders over the use of tests tied to the Common Core standards has left testing plans stalled.

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BESE President Chas Roemer, KEEL
BESE President Chas Roemer, KEEL
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BESE To Hold Special Meeting On Tuesday

Will the La. Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) seek legal action against La. Governor Bobby Jindal's attempt to remove the Common Core education standards out of the Pelican State?

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White: Common Core Dispute To Delay Summer Scores

Public school fourth-graders and eighth-graders retaking their standardized tests this summer to determine how and if they advance to the next grade may be waiting awhile to learn if they passed the tests.

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Bobby Jindal (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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Governor Bobby Jindal Seeks To Block Common Core

But Superintendent of Education John White replied by saying his department could purchase the test questions under an existing contract.

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Jindal Set To Make Common Core Announcement At Wednesday Press Conference

Staffers from Gov. Bobby Jindal's office announced Wednesday the governor would hold a press conference 12:45 p.m. regarding Common Core.

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Jindal Rejects Bill To Stall Common Core Effects

Jindal cited "widespread opposition" from Common Core supporters and opponents in his veto message.

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