Pennsylvania school business officers report that for the 2011-12 and 2012-13 school years, districts have eliminated or left vacant roughly 18,350 positions.
The Florida education department extended the application deadline for its education commissioner position to Nov. 30.
Committees supporting two school-funding propositions on the California ballot this year are spending big to try to ensure their success.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) called for regular NFL referees (who are union members) to return after a Green Bay loss.
Michigan officials are divided over whether a repeal of a 2011 law means the state will no longer have emergency financial managers.
The state mandate to provide access to kindergarten has become an issue in the New Hampshire gubernatorial race.
Property tax and aid formulas stymie states ability to help poorer districts, a Center for American Progress report concludes.
Indiana Superintendent Tony Bennett urges even states that have made major education policy changes in recent years to continue be aggressive and not stall.
A report from State Budget Solutions says education spending in the U.S. is inefficient and that more local control will lead to smarter allocation of resources.
The GOP chairman of the Florida Senate's education committee blasts policies that he says have damaged young black males in recent years.