Lawmakers in Oklahoma and Texas have proposed allowing school staff members to be armed in the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting.
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December 18, 2012
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.
October 04, 2012
During the Oct. 3 debate, GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney said Massachusetts, where he used to be governor, has the top-ranked education system in the country.
October 01, 2012
The Florida education department extended the application deadline for its education commissioner position to Nov. 30.
September 28, 2012
Committees supporting two school-funding propositions on the California ballot this year are spending big to try to ensure their success.
September 25, 2012
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) called for regular NFL referees (who are union members) to return after a Green Bay loss.