For the fifth year in a row, Maryland received top marks in Education Week's annual Quality Counts report, followed by Massachusetts, New York, Virginia, and Arkansas.
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January 10, 2013
January 03, 2013
A New York state commission on education reform recommended extended learning time and higher bars to enter the teaching profession in a Jan. 2 report.
December 14, 2012
Implementing the Common Core State Standards in Kansas will cost between $32 million and $60 million over the next two years, a state audit reported.
October 02, 2012
Pennsylvania school business officers report that for the 2011-12 and 2012-13 school years, districts have eliminated or left vacant roughly 18,350 positions.
August 07, 2012
State budgets heading into fiscal 2013 appear stable for the most part but are still vulnerable, according to a new report from the National Conference of State Legislatures.
August 02, 2012
A report published by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute based on a survey found that the public opposes laying off teachers based on seniority, but is skeptical of online learning.
July 23, 2012
Ohio school officials are claiming that record state lottery revenues won't translate into more dollars for K-12 education because of a revenue swap at the state level, although Gov. John Kasich's administration denies the allegation.
July 18, 2012
A new report from the State Budget Crisis Task Force says that states' K-12 education funding may rebound as the economy improves, but health care and retirement obligations and limits on property taxes could hamper that recovery.
July 03, 2012
A report on public education spending from the U.S. Census Bureau shows that in fiscal 2010, local-level education funding was higher than state-level funding.
June 20, 2012
A second report on school funding effort and fairness from the Education Law Center in New Jersey shows that the pervasive problems in education finance in identified 2010 have largely remained unchanged based on data up to 2009.