Republican Ken Cuccinelli and Democrat Terry McAuliffe, the two candidates for governor in Virginia, focused on school choice, testing, teacher pay, and school safety during their Thursday night debate.
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October 24, 2013
October 22, 2013
A-F school accountability is at the heart of a lawsuit filed by Indiana Superintendent Glenda Ritz against the state board of education over open meetings.
October 16, 2013
The Florida board of education is dropping common-core reading and lesson suggestions from its standards implementation, but districts can choose to use them.
September 27, 2013
News on state education chiefs for the week of Sept. 23 included a new Oregon K-12 boss and a skydiving Rhode Island education commissioner.
September 25, 2013
There seems to be some disparity between Gov. Rick Scott's public comments on a common-core testing consortium and his official correspondence on the matter.
September 23, 2013
Florida Gov. Rick Scott has told U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan that the state will pull out of a consortia developing common-core-aligned tests, the Associated Press says.
September 19, 2013
Florida Gov. Rick Scott has said he is mulling a variety of ways for the state to alter or eliminate its role in a common-core testing consortium.
September 13, 2013
Groups including the National Governors Association and Council of Chief State School Officers are strongly urging an NCLB reauthorization.
September 12, 2013
A letter from more than 60 Tennessee school superintendents protests the way K-12 policy has been handled by state superintendent Kevin Huffman.
September 11, 2013
Tom Luna expressed regret over his political approach to his signature 2011 K-12 laws that were overturned in the 2012 elections.