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.
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is calling for a major expansions of private school vouchers in his state, and proposing eliminating many teacher job protections -- a step taken by a number of other states.
After seeing his state's teacher-evaluation system tied up in legal and political fights, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is linking districts' receipt of some state aid to their adoption of new forms of teacher evaluation.
In his annual "State of the State" speech, California Gov. Jerry Brown proposes overhauling his state's school funding and testing systems, and wants temporary tax hikes for school funding.
Data Quality Campaign releases new report on the steps states must take to capitalize on their student longitudinal data systems.
United Wisconsin, a group organizing an effort to recall Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, says it has collected more than 1 million signatures, roughly twice the number to get the measure on the ballot.
An Indiana judge says a new voucher program is constitutional, and that its direction of public money to religious institutions doesn't mean it violates the law.
Many charter school studies have methodological flaws, and state laws often stand in the way of researchers gathering good information, a review finds.
John White, who was Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's top pick to serve as the state's top education official, won appointment from the state board on Wednesday.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott proposes new spending on schools, but Democrats say his plans won't make up for deep cuts imposed last year.