Results from New York state's competitive K-12 grant program show reasons for skepticism, one group says.
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March 07, 2013
March 06, 2013
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's proposal to fund schools based on performance is gaining momentum in the state legislature.
January 28, 2013
Massachusetts Commissioner of Education Mitch Chester praised Gov. Deval Patrick's 2013 budget proposals for K-12, and defended the Common Core State Standards in an interview.
January 17, 2013
New Indiana Gov. Mike Pence has proposed that a 1 percent K-12 funding increase in fiscal 2015 be awarded based on student performance.
December 31, 2012
Key federal K-12 programs are likely to be cut by 8.2 percent at the beginning of the new year, although most school districts won't feel the pain until next September.
December 07, 2012
Texas school districts suing the state over $5.4 billion in K-12 cuts in 2011 wrapped up their testimony Dec. 5.
December 06, 2012
Michigan lawmakers are considering a new version of the emergency manager law that opponents say would resurrect Public Act 4, which was voted down on Nov. 6.
October 15, 2012
Washington schools chief Randy Dorn said would consider a lawsuit to bring a charter school commission under his control if voters approve charters in the state Nov. 6.
September 20, 2012
Property tax and aid formulas stymie states ability to help poorer districts, a Center for American Progress report concludes.
September 17, 2012
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.