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February 27, 2013

Teachers to W. Va. Governor on Education Bill: You Get an F

West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin unveiled a K-12 overhaul plan this week that includes expanding access to all-day kindergarten.

February 11, 2013

Parents Sue N.Y. State for Withholding $250M in Big Apple Aid

After New York state withheld $250 million to New York City schools over teacher evaluation disagreements, parents in the city have sued the state.

February 06, 2013

Voucher Program Should Expand in Indiana, Says Gov. Pence

New Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, a Republican, wants the state's private-school voucher program to expand in 2013.

February 05, 2013

Texas School Finance System Violates State Constitution, Judge Says

A Texas judge has ruled that the state's K-12 funding system is inadequate, setting up a showdown in the state supreme court.

January 24, 2013

Florida Teacher Pay Raises: A Side Effect of Court Ruling on Pensions?

A recent Florida Supreme Court decision on the state pension system could be influencing Gov. Rick Scott's proposal to raise teacher salaries.

January 03, 2013

N.Y. Reform Commission Stresses Teacher Prep, More Learning Time

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 12, 2012

Tony Bennett Named New Florida Education Chief

The Florida Board of Education named former Indiana superintendent Tony Bennett as the new education commissioner on Dec. 12.

November 07, 2012

Tax Hike Passes in California, K-12 Dodges Cuts

California voters approved new taxes on wealthy residents, sparing K-12 from $4.8 billion in projected; they also rejected curbs on union and corporation political spending.

October 15, 2012

Teachers United, and Apart, in Washington State

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.

September 25, 2012

Gov. Scott Walker Stands with Union Members...But Which Ones?

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) called for regular NFL referees (who are union members) to return after a Green Bay loss.

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