South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard has signed a bill that allows school districts to arm teachers to improve school security.
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March 08, 2013
March 07, 2013
Results from New York state's competitive K-12 grant program show reasons for skepticism, one group says.
March 06, 2013
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's proposal to fund schools based on performance is gaining momentum in the state legislature.
March 04, 2013
The Alabama legislature passed a new school choice program that outraged Democrats claim is an underhanded political move.
February 27, 2013
West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin unveiled a K-12 overhaul plan this week that includes expanding access to all-day kindergarten.
February 22, 2013
Louisiana Superintendent of Education John White laid out a series of K-12 proposals highlighting special education and school turnarounds.
February 21, 2013
Virginia is poised to create a system through which the state would take over management of struggling schools.
February 19, 2013
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett has proposed funding increases for K-12, but that hasn't necessarily made funding advocates in the state happy.
February 11, 2013
After New York state withheld $250 million to New York City schools over teacher evaluation disagreements, parents in the city have sued the state.
February 06, 2013
New Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, a Republican, wants the state's private-school voucher program to expand in 2013.