Michigan Lawmakers Balk At New Standardized TestAt issue are plans to administer tests to align with new uniform national education standards known as Common Core.
Michigan Gives Final OK To Common Core StandardsThe Michigan Legislature has given the final go-ahead to resume spending money to implement more rigorous and uniform national education standards.
Mich. Senate OKs Common Core, Waits On TestsThe Common Core standards adopted by 45 states demand critical thinking and problem solving that backers say will give students an education that's competitive with other countries.
Mich. House Approves Common Core Education StandardsMichigan has moved a step closer toward implementing more rigorous education standards that supporters say will improve classroom teaching and better prepare students for college.
AT&T Helps Schools Meet Bandwidth Surge From Common Core State StandardsStates and K-12 school districts are turning to AT&T for networking services like ethernet to increase bandwidth speed in preparation for statewide online assessments associated with the Common Core State Standards, an initiative to standardize math and English curricula by the 2014-2015 school year.
5 Mich. Issues In Doubt Besides Medicaid ExpansionThe Rick Snyder v. Senate Republicans showdown over Medicaid expansion is overshadowing the fact that other big bills went unresolved before lawmakers adjourned for at least two months.
New National Math Standards Possible