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June 22, 2015
June 10, 2015
In its majority opinion, the New Jersey Supreme Court stated, "[T]he Judiciary is ill-suited to enter into the political decision making that accompanies the balancing of competing spending priorities."
June 04, 2015
The Senate and House have both passed a bill that would require that Illinois high school students "successfully complete" a civics course to graduate.
May 20, 2015
The number of states curtailing or considering a review of their involvement with the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers exam has grown in recent weeks.
May 08, 2015
On Friday, the state's top court unanimously ruled that the law violated the provision of the state's constitution related specifically to pensions.
April 16, 2015
Tony Smith previously worked as Oakland superintendent from 2009 to 2013, and then went to work for a Chicago-area nonprofit working on early childhood issues.
April 14, 2015
Gov. Bruce Rauner said that while he likes Christopher Koch, the state needs a new K-12 leader, and the state school board could be ready to pick one.
February 02, 2015
Discrepancies between the amounts budgeted for early education and the funds that are actually available mean Illinois and Missouri are both working with less funding in 2015 then they had planned on.
January 13, 2015
A new state law could deem effective, experienced teachers unfit to instruct immigrant children.
November 21, 2014
A county Circuit Court judge ruled that the legislation signed last year by outgoing Gov. Pat Quinn changing the pension system violates the state constitution.