Education Commission of the States President Roger Sampson announced that he will retire from the organization by the end of the year.
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September 10, 2012
September 06, 2012
North Carolina's June Atkinson appreciated convention remarks about education by San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro and former North Carolina Gov. Jim Hunt.
September 05, 2012
A new analysis of the cost of special education concludes that by cutting special education personnel in high-spending districts to the national average, the country could save up to $10 billion a year and improve educational outcomes for students with disabilities.
September 02, 2012
The U.S. Department of Education is still considering whether and when to cut South Carolina's special education funding following the state's unapproved budget cut three years ago.
August 31, 2012
Under legislation awaiting action from Gov. Jerry Brown, the state education agency would have to break out data for English-learners who have not reached proficiency after six years in U.S. schools.
August 20, 2012
The Pennsylvania secretary of education has appointed the chairman of a state-level partner of a national school choice advocacy group to lead the turnaround of a troubled district.
August 15, 2012
Results for Virginia's Standards of Learning math tests showed pass-rate declines from last year across all grades, with the notable exception of 6th grade students.
August 13, 2012
In 2013, 13 states passed laws related to 3rd-grade reading proficiency, but there remains a diverse set of interventions and consequences for students struggling with literacy.
August 10, 2012
Two California policy experts make recommendations on how to use the Common Core State Standards to improve outcomes for English-language learners.
August 09, 2012
The Kentucky Board of Education approved the creation of a nonprofit organization to fund education innovation in the state on Aug. 9.