Louisiana lawmakers reject efforts to back away from Common Core.
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Alison Grizzle isn’t your typical teacher, or even your typical Alabama Teacher of the Year. The Birmingham City Schools math instructor is known for being very outspoken, even on third-rail issues like standardized testing and the Common Core State Standards. We thought we’d share her thoughts on those issues and more as staff and students return to school routines. Our Alabama reporter Dan Carsen recently caught up with Grizzle at an education conference where she was giving talks. But it turns out this award-winning teacher almost didn’t become a teacher at all.
Louisiana’s Supreme Court rules the current funding mechanism for the statewide voucher program is unconstitutional.
A state district court judge says part of the Louisiana teacher tenure law is unconstitutional, but lets the rest stand. The teachers’ union that brought the suit is vowing to appeal.