The lead K-12 budget writer in the Texas House of Representatives wants to change how schools in the second-largest state by enrollment are funded. How does his plan look?
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April 14, 2015
March 30, 2015
On March 30, District Court Judge Tim Kelley dismissed a lawsuit that alleged the state school board violated Louisiana law in adopting the common core.
March 26, 2015
The districts allege that the state underestimated the cost of teachers' salaries by about $532 million and that the districts face yearly shortfalls in the classroom amounting to about $134 million
March 17, 2015
The Kansas Legislature has approved a plan to switch K-12 spending from a formula to block grants, but the state's legal system might not approve of the change.
March 03, 2015
Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson,a Republican, wants an ex-legislator to lead the state's public schools, but the governor needs a change to state law first.
February 26, 2015
U.S. District Court Judge Shelly D. Dick ruled that Jindal proved to the court's satisfaction that he had a right to sue the federal government over the common core.
February 26, 2015
A Missouri judge wrote that the federally funded testing consortium, which developed tests aligned to Common Core State Standards, was never authorized by the U.S. Congress.
February 17, 2015
Skandera was picked to be the top K-12 official in New Mexico in 2011, but until this week her nomination had stalled even as she performed the duties of the office.
December 31, 2014
In her petition to the state's top court, Gov. Nikki Haley says the November ruling doesn't take into account recent changes to state education spending.
December 30, 2014
A district court in Kansas has found the state's K-12 funding system to be "inadequate to the task."