Murphy, appointed in 2012 by Gov. Jack Markell, becomes the seventh member of the group that is backed by former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush's K-12 foundation.
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December 16, 2013
December 13, 2013
The bill had been described by its author, state Sen. Will Kraus, a Republican, as a "starting point" in dealing with the political influence of educators.
December 11, 2013
The former Arkansas governor said he is dissatisfied with the implementation of the common core and how it has become "hijacked" by other interests.
December 10, 2013
The proposed bill from a state Republican lawmaker would allow certain institutes of higher education to authorize charter schools in Pennsylvania.
December 10, 2013
Local officials in Los Angeles and elsewhere say that new data-reporting requirements from the state shouldn't hurt their budgets this year.
December 09, 2013
Acting U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education James H. Shelton argued that other nations' decision to expand on what has been successful U.S. education policy helps explain lagging U.S. scores on PISA.
December 05, 2013
In her executive order, Gov. Mary Fallin also says that the state's standards won't jeopardize student privacy or parents who home-school their children.
December 04, 2013
Indiana superintendent Glenda Ritz says the document shows state officials are planning to remove her as chairwoman of the state school board.
December 03, 2013
The free-market-oriented organization is considering draft bills dealing with school choice and a state records database with academic information on individual students.
December 02, 2013
The study from the Oklahoma education department about A-F grades said an October report critical of the system was in fact misleading in several ways.