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All Blog Posts With state policy Tag or Category
October 01, 2014
September 30, 2014
A Miami middle school principal discusses her respect for the standards, but says that state policies and a lack of resources have hampered her teachers' ability to prepare for new assessments.
September 29, 2014
Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill that will allow California voters to consider overturning a 16-year-old state law that restricts the use of bilingual education in public schools.
September 29, 2014
The head of Florida House's K-12 appropriations subcommittee says that if Gov. Rick Scott wins reelection, big changes could be in store for how school funding works.
September 26, 2014
Half of Louisiana's public school teachers with one to five years of experience say they weren't adequately prepared for the realities of full-time teaching in their first year,
September 25, 2014
Supporters of Democratic nominee Charlie Crist for Florida governor are optimistic about his K-12 plans, but concede that he might not bring big changes in some areas if elected.
September 24, 2014
Preschool supporters want to use the state's large Land Grant Permanent Fund to pay for early education, but the effort has failed four times in the past.
September 22, 2014
A Missouri lawsuit claims that the state's funding of the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium illegally cedes state sovereignty over its K-12 policy.
September 19, 2014
Keen on hearing more about education in the Georgia governor's race? Listen to the two candidates stake out their turf on K-12 issues.
September 18, 2014
A patchwork of laws and policies govern kindergarten policy nationwide, illustrating a disconnect from the current focus on preschool expansion.