A second lawsuit in under two weeks, this one backed by a state teachers' union, is challenging the new tax-credit scholarship program in Alabama.
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August 29, 2013
August 26, 2013
Pennsylvania's acting Secretary of Education William Harner was forced out by GOP Gov. Tom Corbett on Aug. 26, replaced with a former teachers' union official.
August 23, 2013
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence announced a new Center for Innovation and Career Education on Aug. 23, a move that irked Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz.
August 23, 2013
The Virginia School Boards Association and Norfolk City School Board hope to have the law that created the district declared unconstitutional.
August 22, 2013
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal, a Republican, has requested the state school board to conduct a new evaluation of the Common Core State Standards.
August 16, 2013
Maine Education Commissioner Stephen Bowen announced he is leaving his position to work on strategic innovation at the Council of Chief State School Officers.
August 15, 2013
From teacher evaluations to state K-12 funding and leadership turnover, education has generated several different story lines in 2013.
August 14, 2013
A stand-off has emerged between Philadelphia public schools and state Republican leaders as the city system grapples with financial problems.
August 01, 2013
Tony Bennett was slated to resign as Florida's education commissioner on Aug. 1, following stories about Indiana's A-F system in 2012.
July 22, 2013
Texas is waiting on a waiver from the U.S. Department of Education to exempt certain students from reading and math tests.