Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who once said he'd like to scrap the U.S. Department of Education, is joining the very, very crowded GOP presidential field.
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June 04, 2015
November 30, 2014
Rochester charter shenanigans, America's sexiest teacher, and a festival of gubernatorial talking points in this week's Curmudgucation.
November 03, 2014
Where could partisan control of legislatures flip relatively easily, and what are the education policy issues in play in those states?
June 19, 2014
How is the 2016 presidential campaign affecting, and not affecting, support for the common core among Republican governors?
July 22, 2013
Texas is waiting on a waiver from the U.S. Department of Education to exempt certain students from reading and math tests.
June 04, 2013
Texas legislation that has reached the desk of Gov. Rick Perry would allow nonprofits and private companies to offer courses through a statewide virtual network.
April 02, 2013
Texas Commissioner of Education Michael Williams has said he will implement an A-F school accountability system without lawmakers' approval.
February 05, 2013
A Texas judge has ruled that the state's K-12 funding system is inadequate, setting up a showdown in the state supreme court.
February 04, 2013
In a speech to the state board of education, Gov. Rick Perry advocated for opening more charter schools and implementing a voucher program in Texas.
December 18, 2012
Lawmakers in Oklahoma and Texas have proposed allowing school staff members to be armed in the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting.