The highest court in Arizona has declined to review a ruling from a lower court last year that upheld a savings account program using state per-student funding.


California school districts are sorting through new steps to create their budgets under a state formula that emphasizes low-income students and English-language learners.


Reports on states' progress with Race to the Top plans show that states are at significantly different stages of implementing the Common Core State Standards.


Leaders of the American Federation of Teachers and the National Education Association voice sharp disagreement with state education chiefs about the implementation of the Common Core State Standards.


Florida Commissioner of Education Pam Stewart has selected the American Institutes for Research to develop a new common-core aligned exam for the state's assessment.


U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said states need to take a balanced approach to assessments and use common-core tests wisely without relying on them too heavily.


U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan challenged state policymakers to better communicate about transitions to new standards and tests, and to move faster toward digital classroom materials.


Virginia Superintendent of Public Instruction Patricia Wright will leave the department in May, as Virginia's education policy landscape undergoes key shifts.


A set of recommendations from a panel convened by N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo are intended to put the common core back on course in the Empire State.


Delaware Gov. Jack Markell announced a new initiative led by three organizations to bolster support for the common core in a speech on March 10.


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