The National Governors Association will lead the effort to improve early childhood education policies and programs in the states.
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April 15, 2010
April 12, 2010
Bill White, Democratic challenger to Republican Gov. Rick Perry, accuses the incumbent of downplaying the state's dropout problem.
March 19, 2010
Two Georgia gubernatorial candidates were accused of sexual misconduct with students.
March 17, 2010
June 1—the deadline for states to submit applications for round two of the Race to the Top competition—is less than three months away, and governors who want their states to take another shot at a piece of the $4 billion in federal grants are hoping for more time to refine their applicat...
March 09, 2010
Education Department responds to allegations raised by educators and community groups about Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's proposed budget for K-12 public schools.
March 03, 2010
In less than 24 hours, we should finally know which states will land those coveted finalist spots in Round One of the $4 billion Race to the Top contest. While we wait for the big news, I've been combing again through the applications of those states that most folks agree are likely finalists. And ...
March 03, 2010
Gov. Rick Perry rolled to an easy victory in yesterday's primary in Texas. Republican voters there apparently preferred sending him onto a possible third, four-year term, over handing the nomination for the state's top office to U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison or to Debra Medina, a favorite of Texas'...
March 02, 2010
Texas voters go to polls in Republican primary to choose between incumbent Gov. Rick Perry, U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, and Libertarian candidate Debra Medina.
February 23, 2010
California governor names a Democrat and long-time adviser to the largely powerless, $175,000-a-year post.