Common Core

Help wanted — reviewing ISAT 2.0

The state wants teachers, parents and the public to review ISAT 2.0, the new, Common Core-aligned assessment.

States begin analyzing SBAC tests

Education officials are compiling thousands of survey responses from students and teachers.

Ed News tapped for national Common Core seminar

Reporters from across the country — including from some of the most respected news organizations in the country — helped each other plan to cover Common Core,

Thayn seeks parental choice in curriculum

The state senator’s proposal will be discussed at this month’s GOP state convention, where it could be approved as part of the official Republican platform.

Common Core: a backlash roundup

Three states are moving closer to repealing the Common Core standards. Here’s the rundown.

A long, good look at Common Core politics

How will the split over Common Core shape Republican presidential politics in 2016? Here’s an early look from the New York Times.

Common Core: Oklahoma looks at repeal

On the national Common Core watch: Oklahoma appears poised to follow Indiana’s lead in repealing the math and English language arts standards.

Data security bill makes its debut

Sen. John Goedde’s six-page bill, printed Wednesday, contains detailed definitions of what is — and isn’t — student data. The leak of confidential data could result in fines of up to $50,000.

Twenty questions, more or less, on SBAC

Do you have questions about a new test aligned to the Idaho Core Standards? State Sen. Steven Thayn has a passel of them.

Luna, aides grilled on Common Core test

The Senate Education Committee took no action on the assessments — tied to the new Idaho Core Standards. But several senators made it clear that they aren’t sold on the new test.