A Florida judge has overturned a $155 million award to a former charter school principal who said she was unjustly fired in 2006.

Three education-related races in Montana and Washington State were still undecided as of Thursday morning.

If Democrats gain supermajorities in California's legislature, as one state Republican predicted, it could allow further tax increases and more K-12 funding without ballot measures.

Outgoing Indiana Superintendent Tony Bennett said the fate of the common core in the state is uncertain following his Nov. 6 defeat.

California voters approved new taxes on wealthy residents, sparing K-12 from $4.8 billion in projected; they also rejected curbs on union and corporation political spending.

Arizona voters rejected a measure that would have boosted K-12 funding by about $625 million a year through the extension of a sales tax increase.

The upset of Indiana's activist state school superintendent came on a day when state-level ballot measures around the country focused on education policy.

Democrat June Atkinson has been re-elected to a third term despite a Republican trend in North Carolina.

Democrat Glenda Ritz, backed by the state teachers' union, has knocked off a big-time figure in the education policy world.

Sunshine State voters rejected a constitutional amendment that would have paved the way for taxpayer-funded vouchers to religious schools.


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