Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber, a Democrat, has presented a wide-ranging package of education initiatives that include a focus on early education, reading, and English-language learners.
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GOP Gov. Scott Walker has won the Wisconsin's governor's race.
October 31, 2014
After enacting changes to literacy instruction and fiscal transparency, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, a Democrat, is seeking re-election against former congressman Bob Beauprez, the Republican nominee.
October 30, 2014
In a race where K-12 spending is a major issue, Kansas GOP Gov. Sam Brownback is squaring off against a Democratic state legislator, House Minority Leader Paul Davis.
October 27, 2014
Among those seeking a repeat of what happened in Wisconsin in 2010, some have looked at Illinois and recast GOP challenger and investment executive Bruce Rauner in Walker's role.
October 24, 2014
Incumbent GOP Gov. Tom Corbett is facing Democrat Tom Wolf in the race for Pennsylvania governor this year.
October 23, 2014
State Sen. Wendy Davis (D) and Attorney General Greg Abbott (R) are facing off in the Texas gubernatorial election this year.
October 21, 2014
The MDC report also highlights case studies of how communities in the South are tackling challenges related to education.
October 20, 2014
For the first time in about 15 years, Massachusetts lawmakers will formally review the state's landmark Education Reform Act of 1993 to consider significant changes to how school funding works.
October 16, 2014
The majority of states are funding schools less than the levels reached a half-dozen years ago before the Great Recession caused significant budget cuts.