Edwards received a groundswell of support from the state's teachers' unions for his opposition to vouchers and charter schools.
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November 23, 2015
November 05, 2015
As Montana's superintendent she's overseen efforts to improve the state's graduation rate and some of its most disadvantaged American Indian students.
November 04, 2015
Business executive Matt Bevin opposes the common core, which Kentucky is currently reviewing, and wants to create a new voucher program for students in the Bluegrass State.
November 02, 2015
Kentucky, Louisiana, and Mississippi hold gubernatorial elections as well as down-ballot contests, and issues range from the Common Core State Standards to K-12 spending.
November 02, 2015
The funding increase was approved in a special session of the state legislature. Ducey signed the legislation into law on Friday. Voters will have the final say-so on the measure in a May 17 election.
October 26, 2015
Of the eight seats on the 11-member Louisiana state school board that were up for election, six were won by those that favor the common core.
October 22, 2015
A former school teacher and state lawmaker, Dorn has been at the center of several interesting K-12 policy and political events in the Evergreen State.
October 16, 2015
Kasich wants to "shrink the federal education bureaucracy" by consolidating over 100 programs into "four block grants" for states, he said Thursday in a speech in New Hampshire.
September 29, 2015
On average, North Carolina voters whose local school failed to make AYP had higher turnout in the next school board election by 5 to 8 percentage points, according to a Duke University study.
September 22, 2015
The Dwyer v. Colorado ruling is the state Supreme Court's second major decision regarding K-12 finance in the past two years.