Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a Republican, approved a voucher expansion in the state July 1, but issued two vetoes that may displease school choice advocates.
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July 03, 2013
July 02, 2013
Pennsylvania is the latest state to experience an uptick in anti-common-core activity among state legislators.
June 28, 2013
Wyoming's new head of public schools is a strong common core supporter who has worked on the ALEC Education Task Force.
June 27, 2013
Sec. Arne Duncan pushed for state leaders to be aggressive in expanding early education in a June 27 speech at the Education Commission of the States.
June 21, 2013
A report by Wyoming state investigators says former K-12 chief Cindy Hill was responsible for corruption and mismanagement in her department.
June 20, 2013
A new poll urges Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett to take on the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers, as the city deals with massive school layoffs.
June 18, 2013
The actual impact of California's new K-12 education budget, which focuses more money on high-needs students, won't be known for several months.
June 14, 2013
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence's selections to the state school board could mean the common core is safe in the state.
June 11, 2013
Test results from Texas and Florida released in early June show flat results on many tests, but improvement on some.
June 07, 2013
The K-12 spending plan proposed by California Gov. Jerry Brown this year must navigate tricky political and policy territory to succeed.