The K-12 spending plan proposed by California Gov. Jerry Brown this year must navigate tricky political and policy territory to succeed.
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June 07, 2013
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.
May 15, 2013
California Gov. Jerry Brown's proposed education budget, which prioritizes certain students, will have to pass multiple tests in California.
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.
April 03, 2013
A bill that would dramatically change Colorado's K-12 finance system passed the state Senate April 2.
March 18, 2013
Cuts to federal education spending and the common core were big topics at the CCSSO legislative meeting in Washington.