In several states, education departments' budgets often were not connected to their overall strategies, a Center on Reinventing Public Education report says.
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December 19, 2013
December 10, 2013
Local officials in Los Angeles and elsewhere say that new data-reporting requirements from the state shouldn't hurt their budgets this year.
December 03, 2013
The free-market-oriented organization is considering draft bills dealing with school choice and a state records database with academic information on individual students.
October 14, 2013
Eagle County Superintendent Jason Glass, Iowa's former state superintendent, says Colorado's Amendment 66 would significantly help his needy students.
October 14, 2013
Voters in Colorado's Jefferson County, just outside of Denver, could be the X-factor in the fate of a tax increase designed to help public schools.
October 09, 2013
A potential constitutional fight might emerge between Kansas legislators and state judges over school spending, with a Supreme Court ruling on the way.
August 16, 2013
Maine Education Commissioner Stephen Bowen announced he is leaving his position to work on strategic innovation at the Council of Chief State School Officers.
August 14, 2013
A stand-off has emerged between Philadelphia public schools and state Republican leaders as the city system grapples with financial problems.
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.