A Pennsylvania judge ruled on Thursday that the Philadelphia School Reform Commission does not have authority to unilaterally change the teachers'union contract and impose new terms.
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January 22, 2015
January 22, 2015
The teachers' union sued the district after it abruptly canceled the collective bargaining agreement last October and mandated that union members pay toward their health care costs.
January 16, 2015
The report by the Pew Charitable Trusts found that per-pupil revenue in Philadelphia in the 2013-14 school year was lower than seven of the 11 big-city districts analyzed.
January 14, 2015
A leading California budget analyst praises Gov. Jerry Brown's prudence in his K-12 spending and overall budget, while warning against over-exuberance regarding the state's improving fiscal climate.
January 02, 2015
Cuomo challenged President Ronald Reagan's vision of America, and successfully pushed to expand college access to poor and middle-class students.
December 31, 2014
Among the most read posts in 2014 were stories about principals and school leadership, a backlash against standardized testing, the fallout from a police shooting of an unarmed teen in Ferguson, Mo., and school funding issues in Philadelphia.
December 30, 2014
A district court in Kansas has found the state's K-12 funding system to be "inadequate to the task."
December 16, 2014
Recent developments emphasize the extent to which K-12 budgets will create key education policy battles in several states.
December 12, 2014
In a column printed in the Philadelphia Inquirer Friday, the Education Secretary says the nation should be embarrassed that the quality of children's public education is largely dependent on where they live and their parents' incomes.
December 10, 2014
How does the philosophy behind California's new K-12 funding system differ from many state education policy initiatives and debates?