Brian Whiston, the head of Dearborn public schools, will replace Mike Flanagan, the longest-serving state superintendent in the nation.
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March 19, 2015
March 17, 2015
The Kansas Legislature has approved a plan to switch K-12 spending from a formula to block grants, but the state's legal system might not approve of the change.
March 13, 2015
California's school funding formula is designed to help students in need, but do all those children receive the resources the state intends for them?
March 05, 2015
The fast-growing Clark County district, which includes Las Vegas, has seven "shovel-ready" projects on tap, with 12 school scheduled to open in 2017 and plans to make additions to 40 other schools.
February 03, 2015
"My own view is that the government ought to enable and encourage, not mandate, innovation," said U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., the chairman of the Senate education committee.
January 22, 2015
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said in his State of the State speech that, "Our education system needs dramatic reform, and it has for years." What are his plans for K-12 in 2015?
January 14, 2015
A leading California budget analyst praises Gov. Jerry Brown's prudence in his K-12 spending and overall budget, while warning against over-exuberance regarding the state's improving fiscal climate.
January 14, 2015
State lawmakers are considering a ballot initiative on school funding that critics say is merely designed to block a citizen-sponsored measure up for voter approval this November.
January 09, 2015
Brown also released a proposal to cut down on the state's long-term retiree health care costs in his fiscal 2016 budget proposal.
January 02, 2015
Cuomo challenged President Ronald Reagan's vision of America, and successfully pushed to expand college access to poor and middle-class students.