Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has signed a $15.7 billion education bill that significantly increases school spending, particularly on early education.
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May 22, 2013
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.
May 15, 2013
California Gov. Jerry Brown's proposed education budget, which prioritizes certain students, will have to pass multiple tests in California.
May 14, 2013
Pennsylvania Democrats are saying the common core is not being funded properly and could lead to dramatically lower graduation rates.
May 13, 2013
As Missouri lawmakers consider requiring a review of the common core, some of its critics link it to a federal report on facial recognition technology.
May 09, 2013
Massachusetts and Texas lawmakers are considering whether to lift caps on the number of charter schools.
May 07, 2013
Colorado lawmakers have approved a big K-12 funding overhaul, but voters must still approve a tax hike to fund it.
May 02, 2013
Kentucky has stopped the scoring of constructed-response items on common-core-based tests, and experienced separate test-related technical glitches.