As many as half of the nation's children who regularly attend early-childhood programs do so in for-profit environments, an author estimates.
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July 18, 2013
July 17, 2013
While early education has bipartisan support, the Obama administration's $75 billion proposal for expanding state preschool is still struggling for traction.
July 16, 2013
The Florida State Board approved a relaxation of the state's A-F accountability system at the behest of state K-12 chief Tony Bennett.
July 15, 2013
Michigan's state superintendent wants new "hybrid districts" as a step towards larger countywide school systems.
July 12, 2013
The recent adoption of a new teacher-pay plan in Tennessee has spurred backlash from many union members, including calls for the state's education commissioner to be fired, reports The Tennessean.
July 09, 2013
A coalition of K-12 advocacy groups has filed a lawsuit against Washington state's new charter law, alleging it is unconstitutional.
July 03, 2013
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a Republican, approved a voucher expansion in the state July 1, but issued two vetoes that may displease school choice advocates.
July 02, 2013
One change will require parents to agree to special diploma tracks or placement in alternative schools.
June 28, 2013
Wyoming's new head of public schools is a strong common core supporter who has worked on the ALEC Education Task Force.
June 27, 2013
Expansion of the state's voucher program is one of the main provisions of a budget bill that Governor Scott Walker is expected to sign.