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June 30, 2014

School-Funding Lawsuit Rekindles Longstanding Fight in Colorado

A group of Colorado districts and the state PTA have started a new fight over K-12 finance, saying the state is failing to adhere to its constitutional funding mandate.

June 25, 2014

Primary Update: Oklahoma Chief Janet Barresi Loses; Plus S.C. Results

Janet Barresi, the current Oklahoma state superintendent, was walloped in the state's GOP primary Tuesday, by former state board member, Joy Hofmeister.

June 11, 2014

South Carolina Chief's Primaries Head to Run-Offs; Zais-Backed Candidate Out

The primary races in the South Carolina superintendent's election are headed to June 24 run-offs, with two Republicans and two Democrats set to face each other.

June 04, 2014

California Chief's Race Headed to Run-Off Between Torlakson, Tuck

The state superintendent's race in California is headed to a run-off, with incumbent Superintendent Tom Torlakson and challenger Marshall Tuck squaring off Nov. 4.

May 21, 2014

Crowded State-Chief Races in Georgia, Idaho Narrowed by Primaries

Common-core supporters did well in primary races for state superintendent positions in Georgia and Idaho on May 20.

May 02, 2014

Calif. Senate Committee Recommends Repealing English-Only Instructional Rule

The bill from a California senator would ask voters to change a law approved in 1998 that requires English-only instruction in public schools.

February 13, 2014

Confusion Over a Wyo. Common-Core Bill; Push to Support Standards in Ga.

A Wyoming bill opposing the common core hasn't gone as far as initially thought by some, while a Georgia House resolution would restate support for the standards.

February 04, 2014

Colorado District Leaders Press for More Funding, Power

A group of Colorado school superintendents call for an additional $275 million in state public-school funding on top of a proposed increase from Gov. John Hickenlooper.

January 30, 2014

Sea of Japan Puts Virginia Gov. McAuliffe in Hot Water With Textbook Spat

A pledge by Gov. Terry McAuliffe to address the name of a sea between Japan and the Korean Peninsula in Virginia textbooks has highlighted historical animosities.

January 29, 2014

Wyoming State Chief Wins Court Battle Over Her Job, But War Continues

Cindy Hill has said she'll resume her previous duties as Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction, but an ongoing state investigation into her conduct still could pose problems.

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