The study's authors, who ranked the U.S. 19th out of 30 countries, want policymakers to consider how they could make their educational systems more efficient.


An attorney for Washington state asked for more time for legislators to show how they'll dramatically increase K-12 spending by 2018 to satisfy a 2012 court ruling.


The National Association of State Boards of Education has named Francis Eberle as its new deputy executive director.


Texas is considering a timeline for phasing in the impact of new tests on students that resembles an approach recently adopted by New York state.


The New Hampshire Supreme Court has overturned a lower court's ruling that the school choice program was unconstitutional.


A Florida teachers' union is backing the second lawsuit in two months challenging the state's tax-credit scholarship program.


In his latest effort to decouple Louisiana from the common core, Gov. Bobby Jindal plans to sue the U.S. Department of Education and Education Secretary Arne Duncan for forcing states to adopt the new standards.


A new report from the Center for Education Reform ranks states based on the quality of their school voucher programs.


High-profile governor and state education chief races in Arizona, Florida, Oklahoma, and Vermont highlight the common core and education funding as top campaign issues.


Washington State education chief Randy Dorn sounds off against Sec. Arne Duncan's decision to allow waiver states to delay tying student test scores to teacher evaluations.


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