The Florida Senate voted down proposed parent-trigger legislation by a 20-20 vote for the second straight year.
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April 30, 2013
April 29, 2013
A video featuring Florida parents supporting "parent-trigger" legislation has caused controversy in the state.
April 15, 2013
Significant changes to teacher pay, charters, and tax credit scholarships are still up in the air in statehouses this year.
April 05, 2013
Montana lawmakers are considering bills that would allow charter schools and tax-credits for private-school tuition in the state.
February 28, 2013
A coalition of groups in Washington state has threatened a lawsuit challenging the new voter-approved law allowing charter schools.
February 04, 2013
Foes of the Common Core State Standards want states to innovate and non-traditional public schools to avoid the increased "regulation" from the common core.
January 30, 2013
Both the Mississippi house and senate have passed bills to expand the number of charter schools in 2013, but there are significant differences between them.
November 28, 2012
Bennett spoke with Education Week at the Foundation for Excellence in Education's annual conference, an event organized by former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, and shared his thoughts on the loss at the polls, and what the future holds.
November 06, 2012
A controversial charter school amendment to allow statewide authorization was approved by Georgia voters on Election Day.
October 15, 2012
The number of states receiving A or B grades for their charter school laws increased in the past year, the Center for Education Reform reported.