Indiana could be next state to lose NCLB waiver (Chalkbeat Indiana): Federal officials have given Indiana 60 days to provide proof that its standards for student performance are as challenging as Common Core, signifying the state may be at risk of losing its No Child Left Behind waiver. State lawmakers there voted to void Indiana’s adoption of Common Core earlier this spring.
Glitches disrupt MSP testing in Tacoma (The News Tribune): Testing resumed Thursday after computer problems prevented students from accessing the Measurements of Student Progress system on Wednesday. State officials said similar problems affected testing in Vancouver this week.
Teen joblessness continues as overall unemployment rates improve (The Washington Post): The employment-to-population ratio for kids between 16 and 19 years old hit an all-time low of about 25 percent in 2012 and hasn’t improved much since then.