To be considered ready for credit-bearing college work, students should score at levels 3 or 4, but the state school board set a different minimum score to earn a diploma.
"Disciplinary actions that take students out of the classroom can make it more difficult for them to stay on track to graduate," a Regional Education Laboratory report stated.
Fed up with what they see as policies from state and national lawmakers that bog teachers down, a group of districts in Ohio have formed a network to push for greater local control.
In her appeal of a court ruling, state Superintendent Diane Douglas accused state board staff of running a "shadow administration" within Arizona's education apparatus.
Seeking an upper hand in a crowded GOP presidential election field, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has called for an uppercut to his old political foe.
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush spent a good chunk of time on his education record during a July 31 speech to the National Urban League. What did he focus on?
The latest state to complete a review of the standards is Arkansas. But its review has led to a somewhat unusual, if not unique, recommendation.
EdSource highlights both per-student spending figures per year and how much spending rose and fell during a single student's 13 years in a K-12 system.
The resolution, which passed by voice vote on July 23, asks the education department to develop the guidelines for students opting out of standardized tests by Sept. 1.
One of the most contentious K-12 spending battles in the nation could be close to a conclusion after over three years of legal and legislative wrangling.