A Texas judge has ruled that the state's K-12 funding system is inadequate, setting up a showdown in the state supreme court.
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February 05, 2013
February 01, 2013
A Tennessee state senator has proposed legislation requiring school officials to report gay students' sexual activity to their parents.
January 30, 2013
Both the Mississippi house and senate have passed bills to expand the number of charter schools in 2013, but there are significant differences between them.
January 30, 2013
Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead has signed legislation stripping Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill of her K-12 authority. Hill has sued to overturn the law.
January 29, 2013
Voucher lobbyists in Wisconsin include three former Republican speakers in the state Assembly. Vouchers could also expand into Tennessee and North Carolina in 2013.
January 28, 2013
Massachusetts Commissioner of Education Mitch Chester praised Gov. Deval Patrick's 2013 budget proposals for K-12, and defended the Common Core State Standards in an interview.
January 24, 2013
A recent Florida Supreme Court decision on the state pension system could be influencing Gov. Rick Scott's proposal to raise teacher salaries.
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.