North Carolina Superior Court Judge Robert Hobgood has ruled that the state's school voucher program is unconstitutional because the program does not "accomplish a public purpose."
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August 21, 2014
August 20, 2014
Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill fell short in her Republican primary attempt to unseat Gov. Matt Mead, one of her political enemies.
August 15, 2014
A Louisiana judge denies an attempt by state legislators to require schools to immediately stop using the Common Core State Standards while their lawsuit challenging the standards is pending.
August 13, 2014
The impending departure of the former District of Columbia Public Schools chancellor comes at a time of diminishing national presence for the advocacy group.
August 11, 2014
A commission considering changes to the Ohio Constitution could soon consider a proposal to eliminate the language requiring a "thorough and efficient" system of public school
August 07, 2014
Enrollment increases in North Carolina districts will no longer automatically lead to more state aid under the state budget approved by lawmakers, and some education officials are denouncing the change.
August 06, 2014
A 2012 California law requires changes to its Academic Performance Index by 2015. What's the progress and what are lingering challenges?
August 05, 2014
Four legal briefs were filed on Aug. 4 concerning school funding in Washington state as lawmakers face sanctions from the state supreme court over K-12 spending.
August 04, 2014
As a result, a statewide survey of classroom conditions in the Lone Star State didn't generate the expected information.
July 28, 2014
Eleven states made at least 10 common core-related contracting awards in the last two years, while 20 states have had no awards, or only one, a new report says.