September 2012 Archives

Committees supporting two school-funding propositions on the California ballot this year are spending big to try to ensure their success.

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) called for regular NFL referees (who are union members) to return after a Green Bay loss.

Michigan officials are divided over whether a repeal of a 2011 law means the state will no longer have emergency financial managers.

The state mandate to provide access to kindergarten has become an issue in the New Hampshire gubernatorial race.

Property tax and aid formulas stymie states ability to help poorer districts, a Center for American Progress report concludes.

Indiana Superintendent Tony Bennett urges even states that have made major education policy changes in recent years to continue be aggressive and not stall.

A report from State Budget Solutions says education spending in the U.S. is inefficient and that more local control will lead to smarter allocation of resources.

The GOP chairman of the Florida Senate's education committee blasts policies that he says have damaged young black males in recent years.

Concerns about the effect of discipline policies and schools and students have been growing in recent years, including their disparate impact on black and Latino students.

Education Commission of the States President Roger Sampson announced that he will retire from the organization by the end of the year.

North Carolina's June Atkinson appreciated convention remarks about education by San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro and former North Carolina Gov. Jim Hunt.


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