A recent Florida Supreme Court decision on the state pension system could be influencing Gov. Rick Scott's proposal to raise teacher salaries.
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January 24, 2013
January 17, 2013
New Indiana Gov. Mike Pence has proposed that a 1 percent K-12 funding increase in fiscal 2015 be awarded based on student performance.
January 15, 2013
New York is about to adopt strict new gun control policies and create "school safety improvement teams" following the Dec. 14 school shootings in Newtown, Conn.
January 03, 2013
A New York state commission on education reform recommended extended learning time and higher bars to enter the teaching profession in a Jan. 2 report.
December 18, 2012
Lawmakers in Oklahoma and Texas have proposed allowing school staff members to be armed in the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting.
December 13, 2012
Massachusetts Secretary of Education Paul Reville, who worked on achievement gap issues and served as Gov. Deval Patrick's top education advisor, will leave Patrick's cabinet.
December 12, 2012
The Florida Board of Education named former Indiana superintendent Tony Bennett as the new education commissioner on Dec. 12.
December 06, 2012
Michigan lawmakers are considering a new version of the emergency manager law that opponents say would resurrect Public Act 4, which was voted down on Nov. 6.
November 27, 2012
By Sean Cavanagh Washington Jeb Bush, whose political aspirations are a favorite source of speculation in this city, urged attendees at an education conference he organized to act as aggressive champions of contentious school policies—regardless of the political fallout. The former Republic...
October 10, 2012
A Washington State poll shows a ballot measure to allow charter schools in the state has a plurality of support, and spending on the campaigns related to the initiative has approached $5 million.