Senate committee discusses Common Core changes

Final report to be submitted incorporating ideas of committee members

Wisconsin state senators looking into the Common Core academic standards in Wisconsin are discussing possible changes, but not voting on specific recommendations.

State education department opposes standards bill

3 proposals grew out of academic standards task force

An assistant Wisconsin state superintendent said revising academic standards every six years would create legal, technical and other issues that make a Republican-backed proposal to do that unworkable.

DPI website provides info on Common Core myths

The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction announced Tuesday that there are updated materials on its website to help parents, educators, policymakers and the public understand the facts behind the adoption and implementation of the Common Core Standards.

Common core standards challenged at Capitol

State lawmakers are kicking off a series of hearings about new educational standards in the state, while the state superintendent and other administrators said the standards are appropriate and already in the works.