New York officials have resolved a standoff over teacher-evaluation that had imperiled the state's $700 million award in the federal Race to the Top competition.
A Republican-sponsosed measure would ban swearing and foul language by teachers, as judged by the guidelines of the Federal Communications Commission.
New Mexico, which has been initially denied a waiver under the No Child Left Behind Act, has been granted that flexibilty today by federal officials.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has set a deadline for the state and teachers reaching a deal on a new teacher evaluation plan.
New Hampshire and Maine have decided not to apply for waivers from the No Child Left Behind Act, citing concerns about the impact on rural schools.
A Franklin County, Ohio, judge says White Hat Management, a charter school operators, must turn over financial information pertaining to schools it operates.
A report by former counsels to the U.S. Department of Education under George W. Bush says the Obama administration's waivers under the No Child Left Behind Act promote a national curriculum.
Legislation that would restrict collective bargaining rights for public employees, including teachers, has been introduced in Arizona, and many school organizations aren't happy.
Mick Zais, in characteristically strong language, asks U.S. Department of Treasury officials to reject rules that he says could affect charter school employees.
State education agencies faced major cuts in 2011-2012, but also sought to keep an adequate number of personnel focused on important tasks, such as developing common-core standards and new teacher evaluation systems,