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.
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March 03, 2015
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."
December 17, 2014
According to the GAO, the deficit for state and local operating budgets as a percentage of GDP is slated to grow from 2 percent of GDP to close to 4 percent of GDP by 2060.
December 01, 2014
Cole County Circuit Court Judge Daniel Green issued the order on Nov. 25 as part of a court case brought by a group of Missourians who are challenging the state's membership in Smarter Balanced.
November 21, 2014
A county Circuit Court judge ruled that the legislation signed last year by outgoing Gov. Pat Quinn changing the pension system violates the state constitution.
November 19, 2014
The appeals court determined that there are significant differences between the two sectors that justify funding disparities between charters and district schools.