Tony Bennett was slated to resign as Florida's education commissioner on Aug. 1, following stories about Indiana's A-F system in 2012.
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August 01, 2013
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.
July 15, 2013
Michigan's state superintendent wants new "hybrid districts" as a step towards larger countywide school systems.
July 11, 2013
A major K-12 funding increase in Minnesota and a "freeze" on local levies don't guarantee flat taxes in school districts.
July 09, 2013
A coalition of K-12 advocacy groups has filed a lawsuit against Washington state's new charter law, alleging it is unconstitutional.
July 03, 2013
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.
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.