The formula would provide additional funding for individual students from low-income backgrounds, as well as for students in districts with large concentrations of poverty.
A Louisiana court has ruled against Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal in his attempt to block state testing aligned with the Common Core State Standards.
Unlike fellow Republican Jeb Bush, Ohio Gov. John Kasich is a sitting public official and common-core supporter who has parried a variety of attacks on the standards.
Bush, who served two terms as Florida governor before leaving the office in 2007, has perhaps the most extensive and complicated track record in education among all the Republican candidates.
The final budget allocates a $525 million increase for public schools, compared to the $400 million increase legislators sent the governor in a budget he vetoed in May.
The Arkansas Times reported that the board's 7-1 vote not to switch to the ACT Aspire test for 2015-16 school year was a "surprising rebuke" of Gov. Asa Hutchinson.
The great Commentary team at Education Week has put together a comprehensive package on perhaps the most controversial political movement in education right now.
In its majority opinion, the New Jersey Supreme Court stated, "[T]he Judiciary is ill-suited to enter into the political decision making that accompanies the balancing of competing spending priorities."
Gov. Scott Walker was keen to tout his K-12 record in Wisconsin in a recent Iowa newspaper. But what are the facts, and how does the Badger State stack up to the nation?
Do high schools' course requirements match up with minimum admissions standards in states' higher education systems? And do all states even have definitions of "college ready"?