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June 13, 2011

Illinois' New Teacher Law: Model for Other States, or Outlier?

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn signs into law a measure that will change the way tenure is granted to teachers, and make it easier to remove ineffective educators from classrooms.

June 13, 2011

Monday News Roundup: How Educated Is Your Legislator?

Several good stories have emerged over the past week, including stories that: examine the college-degree attainment of state lawmakers; profile a key political player behind Illinois' sweeping new law on teacher tenure and advancement; and South Carolina's schools chief holds firm in refusing to take part in Race to the Top.

June 10, 2011

201,600 School Jobs Cut Since Mid-2008, Analysis Finds

The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities estimates that more than 200,000 local schools jobs have been cut since August of 2008.

June 08, 2011

Gery Chico, Former Top Chicago Official, to Lead Illinois Board

Gery Chico, who helped guide a major effort to bring financial and academic improvements to Chicago's schools, has been named as chair of the state's board of education.

June 07, 2011

Report Offers States Ways to Find Savings in Schools

A report issued by Education Resource Strategies offers recommendations on cost-saving measures for states, some of which are already being tried, while others, in special education and other areas, would require new state policy.

June 06, 2011

Michelle Rhee Hires Democratic Political Insider

Michelle Rhee hires a top Democratic party official to work on her communications efforts. This leads to speculation that she's trying to repair relations with members of her party.

June 06, 2011

Governors Who Pushed K-12 Overhauls See Popularity Slide

Republican governors who pushed for major changes in collective bargaining and teaching have seen their approval ratings slide. Scott Walker, John Kasich, and Rick Scott

June 03, 2011

Texas Eyes School Cuts, Big Changes to Funding Formula

Texas officials are looking at making $4 billion in cuts to education, less than is required to account for enrollment growth and other factors. Democrats have fought to block those cuts, forcing a special legislative session.

June 02, 2011

Pitching Collaboration, Not Combat, at the Aspen Institute

Stakeholders from a successful district-union partnership in Pittsburgh, Pa. discussed ways to manage negotiations without rancor at an Aspen Institute discussion today.

June 02, 2011

Idaho's Governor Says He's Ready for Ballot Fight

Idaho passed some the most sweeping changes to teachers' job protections and pay of any state in the country, and now opponents are organizing efforts to try to overturn those laws. Gov. C.L. Otter is vowing to fight to keep the laws in effect.

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