Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval, a Republican, wants more money for schools, even though voters rejected a ballot measure designed to increase K-12 spending last year.
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January 21, 2015
January 16, 2015
The Mississippi state board plans to seek a new test for 2015-16, but still plans to administer the PARCC exam this school year.
January 14, 2015
A leading California budget analyst praises Gov. Jerry Brown's prudence in his K-12 spending and overall budget, while warning against over-exuberance regarding the state's improving fiscal climate.
January 13, 2015
The political bickering over teacher ratings in the Empire State is slated to continue in 2015, but the evaluations aren't just intended for the eyes of state officials.
January 13, 2015
A Wisconsin bill backed by powerful state legislators would give schools a choice of certain state assessments. What are the complexities and consequences of that proposal?
January 09, 2015
Brown also released a proposal to cut down on the state's long-term retiree health care costs in his fiscal 2016 budget proposal.
January 08, 2015
Will the Common Core State Standards survive despite opposition rhetoric, or was 2014 just the start of growing backlash to the standards?
January 06, 2015
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, the chairman of the National Governors Association, said more rigorous expectations for students were important, but not the only consideration for stronger schools.
January 05, 2015
The Rhode Island education commissioner has previously stated she'd like to stay on under the new Gov.-elect Gina Raimondo, but Gist's current contract expires in June.
January 02, 2015
Cuomo challenged President Ronald Reagan's vision of America, and successfully pushed to expand college access to poor and middle-class students.