Buffalo is embarking on yet another attempt to reach a teacher evaluation deal that New York state approves in a bid to recover School Improvement Grant money.

In an effort to describe automatic federal cuts to education looming at the start of 2013, Illinois Superintendent Christopher Koch used a little cryptozoology.

A bill is on the way to Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley (D) that would significantly reform the state's maintenance of effort law governing school funding.

A fight over education legislation in Louisiana being pushed by Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) has led to one Democrat saying that GOP tactics are reminiscent of Nazi Germany.

Indiana's Republican Gov. Mitch Daniels has signed a bill appropriating additional state money for full-day kindergarten on a per-student basis.

South Carolina superintendent suggests that new criteria making more schools eligible for recognition might be inflating the number of awards.

Forty states saw their graduation rates rise from 2002 to 2009, with Tennessee and New York seeing the biggest gains, a "Grad Nation" report revealed.

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert vetoed legislation that would have mandated abstinence-only sex education programs for public school students.

The California Federation of Teachers and Gov. Jerry Brown have reached a deal to unite behind a ballot initiative in November on tax increases to fund schools and close a state budget deficit.

The Minnesota House of Representatives approved a plan on March 15 that would use rainy day fund to pay down part of the $2.4 billion debt the state has to its public schools.


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