A study examines Chile's longstanding private school voucher model and finds that larger, private-school networks outperform smaller, independnet private schools.
Idaho's state board of education has tentatively approved a measure to require students to take two online courses before graduating, though it still faces major hurdles.
President Barack Obama says his jobs plan would save 280,000 school positions; that's roughly the number lost in districts since 2008, by one estimate.
Supporters and foes of Ohio's new bill limiting teachers' and other workers' collective-bargaining law have begun to take their case to the public through TV ads.
Stefan Pryor, a Newark, N.J., city official with a background in charter schools, is set to be named Connecticut's next commissioner of education, according to reporters.
States and school districts are cutting spending on school transportation, which often means longer bus rides and longer walks to bus stops for students.
Many states' per-pupil spending on education has fallen below 2008 levels, according to a a new report.
A national nonprofit, Parents for Public Schools, is trying to encourage families to get involved in protecting school budgets from cuts.
The New Jersey Education Association is going to court to try to block changes that Republican Gov. Chris Christie and Democratic lawmakers made to pensions.
New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez's proposal to hold back students in 3rd grade if they can't read at grade level is running into political resistance.