Foes of the 2012 state law allowing charters say it runs afoul of the state constitution, but its defenders say it's a key piece of the state's education policy shift.
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November 25, 2013
November 14, 2013
The lawsuit filed against the department by plaintiffs in the Empire State says the group's data cloud puts private student information at risk.
November 04, 2013
A new Indiana A-F school accountability system approved by a legislative panel Nov. 1 would put more emphasis on student growth.
October 31, 2013
Five Wisconsin teachers have sued to permit provisions of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's controversial Act 10 regarding collective bargaining, passed in 2011, to proceed.
October 22, 2013
A-F school accountability is at the heart of a lawsuit filed by Indiana Superintendent Glenda Ritz against the state board of education over open meetings.
August 27, 2013
The federal government is seeking to prevent future vouchers from being awarded in Louisiana districts under desegregation orders.
August 20, 2013
The Southern Poverty Law Center has filed a federal lawsuit challenging a new tax-credit scholarship program that Alabama lawmakers approved earlier this year.
June 21, 2013
A report by Wyoming state investigators says former K-12 chief Cindy Hill was responsible for corruption and mismanagement in her department.
May 28, 2013
The Colorado Supreme Court and Texas lawmakers made major decisions regarding K-12 finance and testing, respectively, at the end of May.
May 07, 2013
Colorado lawmakers have approved a big K-12 funding overhaul, but voters must still approve a tax hike to fund it.