Recent developments emphasize the extent to which K-12 budgets will create key education policy battles in several states.
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December 16, 2014
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?
November 20, 2014
Arizona does not have to fund the state's charter schools at the same level as its district schools, according to an appeals court ruling.
November 19, 2014
An accountability system that holds all actors--schools, districts, and states--accountable for ensuring equitable opportunities for learning will ensure students learn the competencies they need to succeed, says Joseph Bishop of the National Opportunity to Learn Campaign.
November 17, 2014
An AFT survey of 570 career technical education teachers finds strong support for the programs but some concerns about equipment and funding.
November 13, 2014
The ruling brings a 21-year-old legal battle over school funding to an end and orders state lawmakers and school districts to craft an agreement on South Carolina's K-12 funding formula.
November 12, 2014
Pennsylvania's governor and General Assembly are being sued for failing to adequately fund the state's schools.
November 10, 2014
The lawsuit filed Monday by the Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia and the Education Law Center of Pennsylvania on behalf of six school districts, seven parents, the Pennsylvania Association of Small and Rural Schools, and state's NAACP, argues that the state has failed to devise a funding mechanism to provide its public school students with a thorough and efficient education.
November 04, 2014
Republican Gov. Rick Scott has won the Florida governor's race.