The Department of Education rejects Texas' bid for $830 million. The state asks the feds to hold the money.
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September 09, 2010
September 08, 2010
A former top adviser to Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty is under investigation over a consulting contract she received after leaving her state job.
September 03, 2010
Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman calls on education groups to join him in demanding a repeal of the health care law.
August 30, 2010
Gubernatorial candidates in Illinois, New Mexico, and Wisconsin tout ideas for raising money for schools, and cutting costs.
July 21, 2010
But schools remain largely off the radar screen in battle to become the state's next chief executive.
July 19, 2010
New Jersey governor seeks to cap hefty school administrator salaries and raises questions about what the real value of superintendents ought to be.
July 15, 2010
The Alabama Education Association actively campaigned against the favored GOP candidate in the state's runoff election.
July 06, 2010
Congressional members want Texas Gov. Rick Perry to spend proposed new stimulus dollars to save education jobs and create new ones.
June 29, 2010
Gov. Chris Christie signs a budget that carves deeply into spending on public schools.
June 28, 2010
Beverly Perdue will emphasize college completion and career readiness as chair of SREB.