Thanks in part to ESSA and U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos' efforts to shrink the Education Department, governors will have even more say in K-12 education.
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November 08, 2018
November 07, 2018
The contest had been close from the start, with Evers campaigning on a promise to restore respect for the state's teachers and financially bail out its school system.
November 07, 2018
Education spending. Teacher pay. School choice. School safety. K-12 education played a huge part in the 2018 midterm elections, especially at the state level.
November 02, 2018
High school teacher Jenefer Pasqua is running for Wyoming's state legislature to fight against education funding cuts.
October 30, 2018
"I'm running because I'm not happy with the state of education," said veteran educator Kevin Leineweber, who is one of several teachers running for the state's legislature this year.
July 23, 2018
New Mexico is one of many states this year where candidates for state office are at odds over how the state should provide schools with more money.
May 09, 2018
In Tuesday night's Republican primary in West Virginia, Robert Karnes, a West Virginia Republican state senator who lashed out at teachers during their nine-day strike, lost to pro-labor candidate Bill Hamilton.
August 04, 2016
In the continuing fallout over widespread budget problems in Kansas, several conservative lawmakers opposed to increasing school funding lost their Republican primary races Tuesday.
March 11, 2016
GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump told a debate audience Thursday that former candidate Ben Carson would "be very involved with education" in a Trump administration.
November 23, 2015
Edwards received a groundswell of support from the state's teachers' unions for his opposition to vouchers and charter schools.