A Colorado lawsuit challenges the TABOR amendment, which requires tax increases to go before voters in a referendum. The suit, which faces long odds, could have major implications for education.
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January 31, 2012
January 29, 2012
Of charter schools that were reviewed for renewal, about 6 percent were closed, a decrease from the previous two years. Whether that means enforcement has become more lax, or charter operators have become better, is an open question.
January 27, 2012
State's colleges and universities must send out formal reminders to students to pursue legal status.
January 27, 2012
The new version of the state's voucher program passed its first legal challenge, and lawmakers are considering expanding the program to make it available to all students.
January 23, 2012
Florida' state education commissioner, Gerard Robinson, says a new grading system will provide more information to parents and taxpayers on the strengths and weaknesses of school districts.
January 19, 2012
Karen Cadiero-Kaplan will head up team devoted to improving outcomes for state's large, and growing, English learner population.
January 12, 2012
Many charter school studies have methodological flaws, and state laws often stand in the way of researchers gathering good information, a review finds.
January 10, 2012
Florida Gov. Rick Scott proposes new spending on schools, but Democrats say his plans won't make up for deep cuts imposed last year.
January 06, 2012
A state law that allows undocumented students to qualify for state aid to public colleges and universities won't be challenged on upcoming ballot.
January 05, 2012
The Education Law Center says that claims that New Jersey's plan to secure a waiver to the No Child Left Behind Act could result in federal funding not going to the neediest students.