Sunshine State voters rejected a constitutional amendment that would have paved the way for taxpayer-funded vouchers to religious schools.
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November 06, 2012
November 06, 2012
A controversial charter school amendment to allow statewide authorization was approved by Georgia voters on Election Day.
October 30, 2012
Nearly two dozen schools in California lost their API scores after district-level investigations uncovered cheating incidents, including improper coaching, on tests.
October 15, 2012
The Washington Education Association is mobilizing for the Democratic gubernatorial candidate and against charters in that state, but a small group of teachers believe the latter is a good idea for the state.
October 10, 2012
A Washington State poll shows a ballot measure to allow charter schools in the state has a plurality of support, and spending on the campaigns related to the initiative has approached $5 million.
October 05, 2012
Dane Linn, the executive director of state policy at the College Board, has applied to be Florida's commissioner of education, according to the state's department.
September 25, 2012
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) called for regular NFL referees (who are union members) to return after a Green Bay loss.
September 24, 2012
Michigan officials are divided over whether a repeal of a 2011 law means the state will no longer have emergency financial managers.
September 21, 2012
The state mandate to provide access to kindergarten has become an issue in the New Hampshire gubernatorial race.
September 19, 2012
Indiana Superintendent Tony Bennett urges even states that have made major education policy changes in recent years to continue be aggressive and not stall.