News in Brief
Texas Pulls Out of Chiefs Group
Texas has withdrawn from the Council of Chief State School Officers, an influential Washington organization that is helping lead the push to teach to common academic standards across states, among its other efforts. Texas commissioner of education, Robert Scott, cited philosophical differences with the organization and membership costs. Every other state is a CCSSO member.
Vol. 30, Issue 36, Page 4Published in Print: July 13, 2011, as Texas Pulls Out of Chiefs Group