Lawmakers sent Gov. Jay Inslee a 2015-17 biennial budget that includes a $1.3 billion increase for K-12. But will that figure satisfy the state's top court?
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June 30, 2015
June 18, 2015
A Louisiana court has ruled against Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal in his attempt to block state testing aligned with the Common Core State Standards.
June 10, 2015
In its majority opinion, the New Jersey Supreme Court stated, "[T]he Judiciary is ill-suited to enter into the political decision making that accompanies the balancing of competing spending priorities."
April 21, 2015
The six districts and other plaintiffs claimed in the suit that the state had given students academic standards to meet, but not the resources to do so.
April 14, 2015
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?
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.