Louisiana is the site for education dramas. Today began a new one. Governor Bobby Jindal announced that the state was pulling out of Common Core and the PARCC assessment consortia. PARCC is one of two federally funded testing consortia aligned to the CCSS.

No sooner did Governor Jindal make his announcement than State Commissioner John White issued a press release affirming that the state was continuing with Common Core and PARCC.

What next?

Here, Mercedes Schneider reviews the battle, the documents, and the state of play.