Fri June 27, 2014
Insight: With Executive Order Over Common Core, Jindal Upends Testing Plans
Gov. Bobby Jindal issued an executive order last week canceling the testing contract that was meant to implement learning benchmarks once adopted by Louisiana and 44 other states.
And that has Jindal squaring off against the state superintendent and the president of the BESE board he hand-picked to push through major state education reforms in recent years.
Melinda Deslatte, the Associated Press state capitol correspondent, discusses the clash.