A stand-off has emerged between Philadelphia public schools and state Republican leaders as the city system grapples with financial problems.
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August 14, 2013
July 15, 2013
Michigan's state superintendent wants new "hybrid districts" as a step towards larger countywide school systems.
June 19, 2013
U.S. Rep Scott Garrett has re-introduced a bill he says would return control over education policy to state governments.
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 07, 2013
The K-12 spending plan proposed by California Gov. Jerry Brown this year must navigate tricky political and policy territory to succeed.
June 05, 2013
Illinois lawmakers may head to a special session to resolve the state's ongoing pension problems.
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 22, 2013
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has signed a $15.7 billion education bill that significantly increases school spending, particularly on early education.
May 15, 2013
Pennsylvania GOP Gov. Tom Corbett said he will nominate William Harner, a district superintendent in the state, to replace Ron Tomalis as education secretary.