The Colorado Supreme Court and Texas lawmakers made major decisions regarding K-12 finance and testing, respectively, at the end of May.
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May 28, 2013
May 07, 2013
Colorado lawmakers have approved a big K-12 funding overhaul, but voters must still approve a tax hike to fund it.
March 15, 2013
Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley signed a tax-credit scholarship bill March 14, but a state teachers' union will continue to oppose it.
February 28, 2013
A coalition of groups in Washington state has threatened a lawsuit challenging the new voter-approved law allowing charter schools.
February 06, 2013
New Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, a Republican, wants the state's private-school voucher program to expand in 2013.
February 05, 2013
A Texas judge has ruled that the state's K-12 funding system is inadequate, setting up a showdown in the state supreme court.
January 24, 2013
A recent Florida Supreme Court decision on the state pension system could be influencing Gov. Rick Scott's proposal to raise teacher salaries.
December 07, 2012
Texas school districts suing the state over $5.4 billion in K-12 cuts in 2011 wrapped up their testimony Dec. 5.
June 08, 2012
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said his department would welcome Vermont back to the negotiating table after the state dropped its NCLB waiver application; Kentucky's education commissioner Terry Holliday gets a new contract; and a Louisiana teachers' union files two lawsuits challenging Gov. Bobby Jindal's new education overhaul.
April 18, 2012
A Texas judge has set a trial date of Oct. 22 for school districts suing the state over $5.4 billion in K-12 education cuts the districts say violate the state's constitution.