A controversial charter school amendment to allow statewide authorization was approved by Georgia voters on Election Day.

Guest post by Lesli Maxwell Undocumented immigrant students will be eligible for in-state tuition at public colleges and universities in Maryland after voters there overwhelmingly ratified a state law at the polls on Tuesday. With 84 percent of precincts reporting just before midnight, 58 percent of voters answered "yes" on Question 4, while 42 percent voted against the measure that grants in-state tuition rates to undocumented students, the Associated Press reported. Maryland voters were the first in the nation to go to the polls to weigh in on a statewide measure that will lower the financial barrier to higher education ...

Achievement gaps in elementary school on the new Kentucky tests linked to the Common Core State Standards mostly increased in both reading and math.

Kentucky released its results from the first tests in the nation pegged to the Common Core State Standards.

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is among the donors to an Idaho education advocacy groups supporting changes to school law on the ballot this year.

Nearly two dozen schools in California lost their API scores after district-level investigations uncovered cheating incidents, including improper coaching, on tests.

Education advocacy groups have a long list of endorsed candidates at the state level they'll be watching on Nov. 6.

The Idaho Secretary of State is taking legal action against a group supporting 2011 education reform laws because it hasn't disclosed its donors.

The Alabama Education Trust Fund posted a surplus and will avoid budget cuts for the first time in four years.

An audit of the U.S. Department of Education and state departments found a lack of oversight of how charter schools grants were spent.


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