Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's proposal to fund schools based on performance is gaining momentum in the state legislature.

The Alabama legislature passed a new school choice program that outraged Democrats claim is an underhanded political move.

South Carolina lawmakers are debating proposals to require armed police officers in every public school.

A coalition of groups in Washington state has threatened a lawsuit challenging the new voter-approved law allowing charter schools.

West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin unveiled a K-12 overhaul plan this week that includes expanding access to all-day kindergarten.

A new report on graduation rates in the states showed overall progress for Southern states but lingering gaps based on race.

Louisiana Superintendent of Education John White laid out a series of K-12 proposals highlighting special education and school turnarounds.

A report released Feb. 21 examined NAEP results for the five largest states by enrollment.

Virginia is poised to create a system through which the state would take over management of struggling schools.

Texas lawmakers are calling for major changes to the state's testing and accountability system.


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