A constitutional amendment to change class sizes was defeated at the ballot box in 2010, but state lawmakers are crafting legislation that they hope would ease those restrictions, which they say place too many burdens on school districts.
Florida's commissioner of Education since 2007 is leaving at a time of major changes for the state's school system and as it implements Race to the Top.
The education secretary and the vice president will promote the federal Race to the Top competition on a visit to a Delaware high school that is trying to turn itself around.
A Dane County, Wisc., judge issues a temporary restraining order preventing the state's controversial collective bargaining bill from taking effect.
Two pieces of legislation, which collectively would phase out tenure for teachers and create a merit pay system for teachers and administrators, are signed into law by Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter.
A controversial measure to end teacher tenure in Florida and implement merit pay has cleared the legislation and goes to Gov. Rick Scott, who has voiced support for it.
Deborah Delisle resigns as Ohio's superintendent of public instruction, saying she was pressured to do so by Gov. John Kasich's office.
A memo bearing Indiana state schools chief Tony Bennett's name turns out to be a fake, and appears to have been circulated by opponents of a plan he supports to change how teachers are paid and evaluated.
Wisconsin's controversial bill to curb collective bargaining regulations is now law. What happens now, in terms of school district policy and union politics?
A plan to limit teachers' collective bargaining rights to wage and benefits issues has been approved by the Idaho House, after clearing the state Senate earlier. Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter has voiced support for the measure