A bill is on the way to Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley (D) that would significantly reform the state's maintenance of effort law governing school funding.
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March 23, 2012
March 16, 2012
The California Federation of Teachers and Gov. Jerry Brown have reached a deal to unite behind a ballot initiative in November on tax increases to fund schools and close a state budget deficit.
March 14, 2012
North Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard (R) signed a new teacher evaluation and performance pay law on Tuesday, over the protests of the state teachers union.
March 07, 2012
New York State has created a website to allow parents and others to track the progress of school districts in implementing new teacher evaluations.
February 22, 2012
Gov. Dannel Malloy, of Connecticut, is trying to overhaul the process for awarding teacher tenure, and taking heat for it.
February 16, 2012
New York officials have resolved a standoff over teacher-evaluation that had imperiled the state's $700 million award in the federal Race to the Top competition.
February 14, 2012
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has set a deadline for the state and teachers reaching a deal on a new teacher evaluation plan.
February 08, 2012
Legislation that would restrict collective bargaining rights for public employees, including teachers, has been introduced in Arizona, and many school organizations aren't happy.
January 27, 2012
North Carolina Gov. Beverly Perdue announces she won't run for re-election, after having fought often during her first term with state Republicans over school funding.
January 23, 2012
Florida' state education commissioner, Gerard Robinson, says a new grading system will provide more information to parents and taxpayers on the strengths and weaknesses of school districts.