A proposed tax increase to reboot Colorado's K-12 funding system that requires voter approval is sparking political passions across the state.
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October 12, 2013
October 09, 2013
A potential constitutional fight might emerge between Kansas legislators and state judges over school spending, with a Supreme Court ruling on the way.
October 03, 2013
The National Governors Association and the Council of Chief State School Officers announced a six-state collaborative to improve common-core implementation on Oct. 3.
October 02, 2013
The common core spending freeze began in Michigan Oct. 1, while the standards' fate in Indiana remains murky following a legislative report.
October 01, 2013
In a speech at the American Enterprise Institute, Louisiana Superintendent John White urged self-described education reformers to change the narrative surrounding their work and to focus on fixing K-12's "plumbing."
September 30, 2013
Results from the second year of common-core aligned tests in Kentucky showed a variety of results across school levels and student groups.
September 26, 2013
A key vote in the Michigan House education committee could undo a budgetary freeze on common-core spending in the state.
September 25, 2013
There seems to be some disparity between Gov. Rick Scott's public comments on a common-core testing consortium and his official correspondence on the matter.
September 24, 2013
Hedge fund manager and author Whitney Tilson tells attendees at a conference that for-profit company K12 Inc.'s stock is due for a fall.
September 23, 2013
Florida Gov. Rick Scott has told U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan that the state will pull out of a consortia developing common-core-aligned tests, the Associated Press says.