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In the Florida governor's race, Alex Sink and Rick Scott take very few different positions on Senate Bill 6, a controversial merit-pay measure that was vetoed this year.
EdWeek has created a 50-state map detailing education's status in governors, superintendents, and select congressional races around the country.
Eleven states, plus D.C., are staging elections for state school boards on Nov. 2, races that could shape curriculum and textbook content, and broader education policy.
The ability of Southern states to get students through the school-to-college pipeline varies from state to state, a report finds.
California's state superintendents' race pits Larry Aceves against Tom Torlakson.
An investigation finds no evidence of wrongdoing on a Texas teacher pension board, despite Democratic gubernatorial candidate Bill White's concerns about the work of Gov. Rick Perry's appointees.
Seven state superintendents' races will be decided Nov. 2. And in several other states, the winners of the governors' contests will pick the schools chief.
Gov. Chris Christie, of New Jersey, has courted Michelle Rhee to become his state schools chief, according to a report.
Many states have been forced to cut programs and services for K-12 schools, and are raising or considering increasing class sizes, a new National Governors Association Report says.