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.
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March 11, 2016
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November 23, 2015
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November 05, 2015
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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
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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.