Sec. Arne Duncan pushed for state leaders to be aggressive in expanding early education in a June 27 speech at the Education Commission of the States.
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June 27, 2013
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.
June 18, 2013
The actual impact of California's new K-12 education budget, which focuses more money on high-needs students, won't be known for several months.
June 18, 2013
A budget and policy group in Massachusetts is calling for significant changes to the state's education funding system.
June 17, 2013
A bill in the New York legislature would allow parents to opt out of sharing their students' identifiable data with third parties.
June 14, 2013
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence's selections to the state school board could mean the common core is safe in the state.
June 13, 2013
New bills in Michigan would allow insolvent districts to be dissolved.
June 11, 2013
Test results from Texas and Florida released in early June show flat results on many tests, but improvement on some.
June 10, 2013
Several districts in Maryland are disagreeing with the state over what their teacher evaluation plans must contain.
June 07, 2013
The K-12 spending plan proposed by California Gov. Jerry Brown this year must navigate tricky political and policy territory to succeed.