Texas is waiting on a waiver from the U.S. Department of Education to exempt certain students from reading and math tests.
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July 22, 2013
July 19, 2013
A Utah politician wants to end compulsory education for students, saying that parents should have a choice in the matter of schooling.
July 19, 2013
Ohio Rep. Andy Thompson, a Republican, talked about his bill that would repeal the Common Core State Standards in the state.
July 18, 2013
As many as half of the nation's children who regularly attend early-childhood programs do so in for-profit environments, an author estimates.
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.