Deborah Gist helps deliver a new statewide funding formula for public schools
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June 17, 2010
June 16, 2010
Temporary schools chief has already said he will run to win a full, four-year term
June 09, 2010
Races for schools chiefs in the two states won't be decided until November.
June 08, 2010
Today's primary outcome is seen as a referendum on influence of state's largest teachers' union.
June 04, 2010
Bret Schundler faces harsh criticism from Gov. Chris Christie over negotiations with state teachers' union.
May 17, 2010
Kathy Cox, the gregarious state superintendent in Georgia who some of you may know best for her appearance on "Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader," is leaving that post for a newfangled gig in Washington that will put her at the head of a nonprofit that Education Trust and Achieve have launched. The...
April 29, 2010
Deborah A. Gist, Rhode Island's education commissioner, has made the 2010 Time 100 list.
April 15, 2010
From guest blogger Catherine Gewertz: Susan A. Gendron, Maine's commissioner of education is leaving her job. Word is that she's going to help lead one of the groups, or "consortia," of states that have formed to get Race to the Top money to design new assessment systems. The news left one state l...
April 14, 2010
Mississippi and Kentucky have charter school legislation pending, but neither state is a lock to approve a new law.
March 24, 2010
From my notebook: I've got a few leftovers from my day with the state school chiefs' legislative meeting in Washington that didn't make my Ed Week story. First, let me just say how much I appreciate the candor of the chiefs. They don't speak in scripted sound bites or repeat the same talking poin...