New Hampshire School Choice Program Survives Legal Challenge

The New Hampshire Supreme Court has overturned a lower court's ruling that the school choice program was unconstitutional.


Fla. Teachers' Union Backs Second Lawsuit Against State School Choice Program

A Florida teachers' union is backing the second lawsuit in two months challenging the state's tax-credit scholarship program.


Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal to Sue Ed. Dept., Sec. Duncan Over Common Core

In his latest effort to decouple Louisiana from the common core, Gov. Bobby Jindal plans to sue the U.S. Department of Education and Education Secretary Arne Duncan for forcing states to adopt the new standards.


Indiana Earns Top Marks in New School Voucher Ranking

A new report from the Center for Education Reform ranks states based on the quality of their school voucher programs.


Primary Round-Up: Races Across the Country Showcase Education Issues

High-profile governor and state education chief races in Arizona, Florida, Oklahoma, and Vermont highlight the common core and education funding as top campaign issues.


New Teacher Evaluation Flexibility for Waiver States Irks Washington State Ed. Chief

Washington State education chief Randy Dorn sounds off against Sec. Arne Duncan's decision to allow waiver states to delay tying student test scores to teacher evaluations.


Kentucky Solicits Feedback on Common-Core Standards

Education Commissioner Terry Holliday wants users of a new Web portal to focus on the content, not the political connotations, of the standards as the state takes stock after five years of using them in the classroom.


School Spending Under Spotlight in Florida Gubernatorial Race

Education spending has gotten plenty of attention in Florida's heated gubernatorial race between incumbent Gov. Rick Scott, a Republican, and Democratic hopeful Charlie Crist.


Judge Rules Voucher Program in North Carolina Is Unconstitutional

North Carolina Superior Court Judge Robert Hobgood has ruled that the state's school voucher program is unconstitutional because the program does not "accomplish a public purpose."


Wyoming K-12 Chief Hill Fails to Topple Incumbent Governor in GOP Primary

Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill fell short in her Republican primary attempt to unseat Gov. Matt Mead, one of her political enemies.


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