A second lawsuit in under two weeks, this one backed by a state teachers' union, is challenging the new tax-credit scholarship program in Alabama.
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August 29, 2013
August 15, 2013
From teacher evaluations to state K-12 funding and leadership turnover, education has generated several different story lines in 2013.
August 06, 2013
In 2013, 13 states expanded, created, or revised school-choice legislation covering tax-credit scholarships, vouchers, and home schooling.
August 05, 2013
The fallout from the resignation of Tony Bennett from Florida's top K-12 job continues in Indiana and elsewhere.
July 29, 2013
Officials at the recent National Association of State Boards of Education annual conference express anxiety about how teacher evaluations will work as common core is implemented.
July 24, 2013
A survey of high-ranking state education officials finds sees little chance of the Common Core State Standards being reversed this school year, despite opposition within some states.
July 22, 2013
Texas is waiting on a waiver from the U.S. Department of Education to exempt certain students from reading and math tests.
July 19, 2013
A Utah politician wants to end compulsory education for students, saying that parents should have a choice in the matter of schooling.
July 19, 2013
Ohio Rep. Andy Thompson, a Republican, talked about his bill that would repeal the Common Core State Standards in the state.
July 11, 2013
A major K-12 funding increase in Minnesota and a "freeze" on local levies don't guarantee flat taxes in school districts.