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The ‘Inside Politics' Forecast: The White House loves the GOP lawsuit

Saturday, 26 July 2014 04:23
CNN's John King and other top political reporters empty out their notebooks each Sunday on "Inside Politics" to reveal five things that will be in the headlines in the days, weeks and months ahead. WASHINGTON (CNN) – It is 100 days until the 2014 midterm election, so no surprise our trip around the Inside Politics table this Sunday delivered some fun campaign nuggets.
Common Core Decision Could Impact Federal Funding For Oklahoma
Thursday, 24 July 2014 15:21
OKLAHOMA CITY - As the battle over academic standards for Oklahoma public schools continues, districts brace for major changes in funding. Educators worry the repeal of Common Core without a rigorous replacement standard will lead to unintended federal oversight. It all stems from the PASS standards that used to be in place. The U.S. Department of Education said years ago PASS was not rigorous enough, citing in part, the high percentages of Oklahoma graduates needing…
Common Core Town Hall Prompts Some to Do Their Research
Thursday, 24 July 2014 11:29
It's been a long journey to improve education in Tennessee, and opening the books on Common Core is the latest attempt. "We had a very, very low set of standards early. In 2008 to 2009, we switched to Tennessee Diploma Project standards, which were much more rigorous," said Jamie Parris, the Director of Secondary Math and Science at Hamilton County Schools. During NewsChannel9's Town Hall forum Thursday night, viewers weighed in on the good and…
Common Core divides incumbents and challengers
Wednesday, 23 July 2014 16:45
But then, some pre-teenagers she knows are behind in school and don't know about slavery or who Abraham Lincoln was. What's the answer? Is Common Core going to destroy public education, or are such standards the key to fixing it? Guillory, the director of the local homeless advocacy group Trinity Without Borders, posed the question Thursday during a debate featuring Sarasota County School Board candidates.
Bobby Jindal won't let state school board use outside lawyers to sue over Common Core
Wednesday, 23 July 2014 13:36
Gov. Bobby Jindal will block the Louisiana state school board from hiring outside counsel to sue the governor in the ongoing dispute over the Common Core academic and related public school testing. Louisiana's Board of Elementary and Secondary Education needs permission from the governor's staff and the state attorney general to hire private attorneys, even though the outside lawyers have agreed to work for the state school board for free.
Bobby Jindal administration could block the state school board from hiring lawyer for Common Core fight
Wednesday, 23 July 2014 06:31
Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration has said it needs more information before it can sign off on the state school board's plan to hire a private lawyer to represent it in a potential legal fight over Common Core. Louisiana's Board of Elementary and Secondary Education needs permission from the governor's staff and the state attorney general to hire outside counsel, even though the lawyer the state school board wants to hire has agreed to work for…
Common Core backers: Standards are appropriate, flexible
Wednesday, 23 July 2014 04:55
More on thisMcCrory signs Common Core legislationNC spent tens of millions on Common CoreCompromise reached on Common Core repeal billMore WUNC education coverage By Reema Khrais / WUNC Since the beginning of this year, many legislators and critics have dubbed Common Core "developmentally inappropriate.
Wonkblog: Wonkbook — The latest risk in the migrant crisis: politics
Wednesday, 23 July 2014 02:33
Welcome to Wonkbook, Wonkblog’s morning policy news primer by Puneet Kollipara (@pkollipara). To subscribe by e-mail, click here. Send comments, criticism or ideas to Wonkbook at Washpost dot com. To read more by the Wonkblog team, click here. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo) Wonkbook’s Number of the Day: 1.7 percent. That's the International Monetary Fund's latest projection for U.S. economic growth in 2014, and a further downgrade.
Common Core still contentious among GOP legislators
Tuesday, 22 July 2014 21:15
With 22 Republican signatures, a discharge petition aimed at forcing a House vote on a bill thatwould eliminate Common Core in Ohio remains well short of the 50 needed to initiate action. But more important than the number of signatures is who has signed it. One name in particularstands out: Rep. Cliff Rosenberger of Clarksville, the front-runner to become the next speaker.
Column: Style and Substance: Bobby Jindal Could Be a Contender in 2016
Tuesday, 22 July 2014 18:16
EmailPrint Bobby Jindal once gave a speech disturbing TV entertainer-commentator Jon Stewart to the point of satiric torture, which is to say, the speech wasn’t just a little awful, but laughably awful. The other day, I saw Jindal give a speech inspiring a massive audience to a standing ovation, which is to say, it is untrue he’s all substance and no show.

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