The Rhode Island education commissioner has previously stated she'd like to stay on under the new Gov.-elect Gina Raimondo, but Gist's current contract expires in June.
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December 11, 2014
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December 10, 2014
Gov. Bill Haslam's push to significantly alter teacher evaluations follows the governor's announcement in October that he wants a public review of the Common Core State Standards in Tennessee.
November 13, 2014
Huffman was appointed state education commissioner in 2011, and has overseen major changes in Tennessee education policy, many of them tied to the common core.
November 05, 2014
Tom Torlakson, the incumbent, has claimed a win over challenger Marshall Tuck in the state superintendent's race in California.
November 04, 2014
The two national teachers' unions, the National Education Association and the American Federation of Teachers, spent a record-setting amount on state and local races this mid-term election cycle
November 04, 2014
GOP Gov. Scott Walker has won the Wisconsin's governor's race.
November 03, 2014
The American Federation of Teachers is piling on the political ads in key cities and states, and AFT President Randi Weingarten is hopscotching across the country to stump for various candidates.
October 30, 2014
In a race where K-12 spending is a major issue, Kansas GOP Gov. Sam Brownback is squaring off against a Democratic state legislator, House Minority Leader Paul Davis.