Education in the News Weekly Roundup July 7-11: Common Core Cat Fights, Obama, and More

State ed boards and lawmakers still butting heads over Common Core 

States all over the US are still grappling with towing the lines of NCLB waivers and adopting new accountability standards—with of course our good ol’ buddy Texas leading the way in blindly kicking and screaming like a baby who thinks you’ve taken his bottle away, only to find out later that you filled it up for him.

A common core supporter sums it up pretty well, with: “I don’t believe they did that because the standards aren’t good…It’s a political pissing match because they were left out. It has nothing to do with educational quality.”

Read entire article here at Edweek.org.