National Governors Association

Type: Organization
Name: National Governors Association
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 18 mins ago - 2 reports

Facts, not fiction, on Common Core

_ I was on the edge of my seat, waiting and hoping for a Candy Crowley moment in the first TV debate Tuesday of the front-running Republican candidates for Kay Hagans U.S. Senate seat. In the 2012 presidential debates, CNN journalist Crowley, who was ... [Published Charlotte Observer - 2 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Democratic Missouri Gov. Nixon may be impeached over gay marriage decision

Feb. 24. 2013: Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon, right, speaks during a special session of the National Governors Association 2013 Winter Meeting in ... ... [Published Big News Network - 16 hours ago]
Entities: Jay Nixon, Impeach, Gay
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Bottom line myopia

BY GARY ANDERSONGUEST COLUMNThe National Governors Association’s winter conference was a curious spectacle that still resonates.Thank you for reading some of our articles, please login or subscribe if you would like to read more. ... [Published Times Record - 11 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Birmingham leader calls for joined up schools probe

Birmingham’s leader has called on two Whitehall departments and Ofsted to work with the city council’s investigation of alleged infiltration of its schools by Islamic extremists.Sir Albert Bore (Lab) revealed he has requested that officials from the Department ... [Published Local Government Chronicle - 15 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Kentucky uses health network to divert 'frequent fliers' from ERs

By Apr 22, 2014Like many states, Kentucky has been grappling with a disproportionate level of spending used to provide care to a tiny group of patients — the 1 percent or so who overuse hospital emergency rooms. Last year, state officials decided to do ... [Published GCN - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Why is the Common Core curriculum splitting conservatives?

Pierre Andrieu/A teacher welcomes pupils in a classroom at David Johnston primary school on September 4, 2012.The Common Core standards, which were introduced four years ago in 44 states and D.C. with the backing of Republicans and business groups, have ... [Published SCPR - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

States Slowly Regain Fiscal Ground Lost in Great Recession

Nearly five years after the Great Recession officially ended in June 2009, states’ financial conditions are improving. But most states have yet to return to prerecession performance on some key measures of fiscal health. Even after states overcome the ... [Published The Pew Charitable Trusts - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Common Core divides GOP

WASHINGTON — The health care law may be Republicans’ favorite weapon against Democrats this year, but there is another issue roiling their party and shaping the establishment-versus-grass-roots divide ahead of the 2016 presidential primaries: the Common ... [Published Indiana Gazette - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Pearson Common Core Test Products under Gag Order

New York officials signed a $32 million five-year contract with Pearson PLC 's subsidiary, NCS Pearson Inc., in 2011 for its Common Core test merchandise. Pearson, a British consortium, is the world's most influential purveyor of educational supplies ... [Published Daily Kos - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 2 reports

Common Core: “Building the Machine” Debut

The Home School Legal Defense Association released its long-awaited documentary on the Common Core national standards last week, Building the Machine[1].The film offers clarity to an initiative that is little known by the American public but will affect ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 2 reports

PIA Praises National Governors Association for its Strong Defense of State-Based Insurance Regulation

The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents issued the following news release:. The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents praised the National Governors Association for speaking out forcefully in support of the state-based ... [Published Insurance News Net - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 2 reports

National Governors Association Urges Treasury Department to Limit FIO's Involvement in Marketplace

The bipartisan National Governors Association is warning the Federal Insurance Office's recent suggestion that there may be a need for the federal government to play a larger role in insurance ... ... [Published A.M. Best - Apr 03 2014]

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And finally, as Mark Twain said: "Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest."
"Trying to take the common core and implement it with the other issues of accountability and teacher evaluations is a challenge" said Ashley Jochim, a research analyst at the Seattle-based CenterCenter on Reinventing Public Education, who has studied how states are transitioning...
...made to school funding and classroom curricula this year," Mark Baldassare , president and CEO of the Public Policy Institute, said in a statement. "However, many Californians have concerns about whether their local schools can effectively implement the new state policies associated with the Local Control Funding Formula and Common Core standards."
"More teachers than ever before are seeking out Concordia Online for its masters' degrees," said Trish Lichau Shields , Dean of Concordia Online . "Concordia's new degree concentrations represent subject matter critical to the success of America's schoolchildren.  STEM is in high demand for educators seeking to become skilled in teaching and learning principles for science, technology, engineering and math."

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NC committee recommends replacing Common Core w... [Published Charlotte Observer - 1 hour ago]
Facts, not fiction, on Common Core [Published Charlotte Observer - 2 hours ago]
States to Focus on Lead-By-Example Efforts in C... [Published National Governors Association - 7 hours ago]
Why support what gives us pause? [Published Visalia Times-Delta - 11 hours ago]
Rollout of Common Core Goes Under the Microscope [Published Education Week - 11 hours ago]
Bottom line myopia [Published Times Record - 11 hours ago]
Birmingham leader calls for joined up schools p... [Published Local Government Chronicle - 15 hours ago]
Democratic Missouri Gov. Nixon may be impeached... [Published Big News Network - 16 hours ago]
‘Common Core’ Sparks a Schoolyard Brawl Over Ed... [Published The Fiscal Times - 16 hours ago]
News | Chafee Travel Costs RI Thousands in 2013 [Published GoLocalProv - 19 hours ago]
Most in state back Common Core, Local Control F... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - 22 hours ago]
'Common Core' demonized as Obamacore: Our view [Published Wisconsin Rapids Tribune - Apr 24 2014]
Concordia University Launches STEM, Common Core... [Published Michigan Live - Apr 23 2014]
Concordia University Launches STEM, Common Core... [Published PR Newswire - Apr 23 2014]
Trojan Horse progress update [Published BusinessWeek - Apr 23 2014]
Business | Gary Sasse: A Rhode Island Education... [Published GoLocalProv - Apr 23 2014]
Deborah E. Brown Joins Parsons Brinckerhoff as ... [Published Citybizlist - Apr 22 2014]
Kentucky uses health network to divert 'frequen... [Published GCN - Apr 22 2014]
New K-12 education standards clear hurdle despi... [Published Indianapolis Star - Apr 22 2014]
Legislative Briefs: House OKs appropriation for... [Published Arizona Daily Sun - Apr 22 2014]
Common Core: Republicans again use a reviled pr... [Published Arkansas Times - Apr 22 2014]
Browne Jacobson announces partnership with BPS ... [Published MidlandsBusinessNews.co.uk - Apr 22 2014]
States Slowly Regain Fiscal Ground Lost in Grea... [Published The Pew Charitable Trusts - Apr 21 2014]
Why is the Common Core curriculum splitting con... [Published SCPR - Apr 21 2014]
Christie still mum on presidential bid but not ... [Published New Jersey Online - Apr 21 2014]
David Brooks couldn’t be more wrong: What the N... [Published Salon - Apr 21 2014]
The Stupid War on the Common Core [Published Daily Beast - Apr 21 2014]
Common Core support aligns with election bids [Published The Advocate - Apr 20 2014]
Common Core divides GOP [Published Indiana Gazette - Apr 20 2014]
Pearson Common Core Test Products under Gag Order [Published Daily Kos - Apr 19 2014]
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Common Core, the Fordham Institute, and the D.C... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 16 2014]
If Congress… may establish teachers in every State, county, and parish, and pay them out of the public Treasury; they may take into their own hands the education of children establishing in like manner schools throughout the Union… I would venture ...
Republican Presidential Hopefuls See Possible U... [Published TIME.com - Apr 08 2014]
Republicans are increasingly looking at 2014 as a golden opportunity for the party to retake the Senate. Donors are pouring tens of millions of dollars into races across the country, the Republican National Committee is doubling down on investments in ...
Republican Presidential Hopefuls See Possible U... [Published Swampland - Apr 08 2014]
Republicans are increasingly looking at 2014 as a golden opportunity for the party to retake the Senate. Donors are pouring tens of millions of dollars into races across the country, the Republican National Committee is doubling down on investments in ...
Incorrect, Gov. Bush [Published Cato @ Liberty - Apr 07 2014]
Neal McCluskey Speaking off the cuff, it’s easy to make a mistake. But for a long time former Florida governor – and trendy presidential possibility – Jeb Bush has been criticizing Common Core opponents for, among other things, saying the Core was ...
Pushing back against PARCC/Achieve Inc. lobbyists [Published Michelle Malkin - Apr 04 2014]
Pushing back against PARCC/Achieve Inc. lobbyists by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2014 Attention, class: A Common Core mouthpiece wants to rap my knuckles with his Gates Foundation-funded ruler. In response to my column two weeks ago ...
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Governors meet the President [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Feb 24 2014]
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PIA Praises National Governors Association for ... [Published Financial Services - Apr 04 2014]
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