High-profile governor and state education chief races in Arizona, Florida, Oklahoma, and Vermont highlight the common core and education funding as top campaign issues.
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August 27, 2014
August 25, 2014
Education spending has gotten plenty of attention in Florida's heated gubernatorial race between incumbent Gov. Rick Scott, a Republican, and Democratic hopeful Charlie Crist.
August 20, 2014
Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill fell short in her Republican primary attempt to unseat Gov. Matt Mead, one of her political enemies.
August 14, 2014
Math scores increased for New York students in the second year of common-core-aligned tests, but English/language arts scored stayed flat, according to results released Thursday.
August 13, 2014
The impending departure of the former District of Columbia Public Schools chancellor comes at a time of diminishing national presence for the advocacy group.
August 12, 2014
In her bid to unseat Wisconsin's Republican Gov. Scott Walker, what positions is Democrat Mary Burke taking on key K-12 issues?
August 04, 2014
With runoff results now final, Republican Richard Woods will face Democrat Valarie Wilson in November for the state superintendent's job in Georgia.
July 29, 2014
Tom Wolf, the Democratic candidate for governor in Pennsylvania who will face GOP incumbent Tom Corbett in November, wants the state to shoulder a bigger share of education spending.
July 23, 2014
A report by a committee of the Wyoming Legislature said that current state Superintendent Cindy Hill has "refused to perform her duties with fidelity."
July 23, 2014
The Georgia Democrat backed by the two teachers' unions in the state won her primary runoff for state superintendent, but the Republican nominee is still to be determined.