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June 04, 2015

Rick Perry, Who Opposed Obama's K-12 Agenda, Running for President

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.

November 30, 2014

Curmudgucation Digest (November 30)

Rochester charter shenanigans, America's sexiest teacher, and a festival of gubernatorial talking points in this week's Curmudgucation.

November 03, 2014

Election 2014 Caravan of Delights: The Fight for Control of State Legislatures

Where could partisan control of legislatures flip relatively easily, and what are the education policy issues in play in those states?

June 19, 2014

Common Core Caught in Tractor Beam of Presidential Politics for Some Governors

How is the 2016 presidential campaign affecting, and not affecting, support for the common core among Republican governors?

July 22, 2013

Texas Seeks Waiver From Feds on Test Exemptions

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 Poised to Expand Virtual Education Through Online Network

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 K-12 Chief's Interesting Relationship With State Lawmakers

Texas Commissioner of Education Michael Williams has said he will implement an A-F school accountability system without lawmakers' approval.

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.

February 04, 2013

Gov. Perry Pushes for More Charters, Vouchers in Texas

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

Teachers Should Carry Guns at School, Texas and Okla. Lawmakers Say

Lawmakers in Oklahoma and Texas have proposed allowing school staff members to be armed in the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting.

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