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April 30, 2013

Florida Parent-Trigger Bill Fails in Senate: New Year, Same Vote

The Florida Senate voted down proposed parent-trigger legislation by a 20-20 vote for the second straight year.

April 29, 2013

Parent-Trigger Video in Florida Prompts 'Astroturf' Allegations

A video featuring Florida parents supporting "parent-trigger" legislation has caused controversy in the state.

April 15, 2013

More on Montana Charters, Wisconsin Vouchers, and Iowa Teachers

Significant changes to teacher pay, charters, and tax credit scholarships are still up in the air in statehouses this year.

April 05, 2013

Could Montana OK Charters and Private-School Tax Credits All at Once?

Montana lawmakers are considering bills that would allow charter schools and tax-credits for private-school tuition in the state.

February 28, 2013

Teachers' Union in Washington State Challenges Charters in Court

A coalition of groups in Washington state has threatened a lawsuit challenging the new voter-approved law allowing charter schools.

February 04, 2013

Common Core Foes Ponder Next Steps But Don't Root for Failure

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

Charters Poised to Expand in Mississippi...If Lawmakers Can Agree

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

Indiana's State Schools Chief Reflects on Election Defeat

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

Ga. Voters Approve Statewide Authorizing for Charters

A controversial charter school amendment to allow statewide authorization was approved by Georgia voters on Election Day.

October 15, 2012

More States Earn As and Bs on Charter School "Scorecard" for 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.

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