Cost can be a barrier to new science standards

(Mont.) For many states, politics and controversy surrounding the Common Core State Standards doom the chances of successful Next Generation Science Standards implementation. In Montana, the cost incurred by districts in addressing the engineering portion pushed the state to introduce its own standards.

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Face-off over developer fees for schools heads to court

(Calif.) Litigants fencing over new authority given to school districts to raise developer fees to cover classroom construction costs face an important hearing next week in Sacramento Superior Court.

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