The K-12 spending plan proposed by California Gov. Jerry Brown this year must navigate tricky political and policy territory to succeed.
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June 07, 2013
June 05, 2013
Illinois lawmakers may head to a special session to resolve the state's ongoing pension problems.
June 04, 2013
Alabama lawmakers opposed to the Common Core State Standards say they will continue their push in the legislature next year.
May 30, 2013
The Michigan House of Representatives approved a final budget on May 28 stripping common-core implementation funds that now heads to the Senate.
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 23, 2013
Connecticut lawmakers have been quietly drafting a bill that would deny public access to photos and audio from the Newtown, Conn., school shootings.
May 22, 2013
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has signed a $15.7 billion education bill that significantly increases school spending, particularly on early education.
May 20, 2013
A push by Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley, a Republican, to delay a recently signed school-choice plan by two years fell short among lawmakers.
May 20, 2013
Opponents of the Common Core State Standards are pressing their case in Georgia and Kansas, while a Washington business group urges support for the standards.
May 16, 2013
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal reiterated the state's commitment to keep student data private as common core opposition in the state grows.