Indiana Superintendent Tony Bennett urges even states that have made major education policy changes in recent years to continue be aggressive and not stall.
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September 19, 2012
August 20, 2012
The Pennsylvania secretary of education has appointed the chairman of a state-level partner of a national school choice advocacy group to lead the turnaround of a troubled district.
May 14, 2012
Charter school proposals in Alabama and Mississippi have gone down to defeat, with the foes ranging from Republican suburbanites in one state to a state teachers' union in another.
April 04, 2012
Republican governors in Iowa and Mississippi are sparring with their GOP-controlled legislatures on education issues related to funding and charter schools, respectively.
March 22, 2012
A fight over education legislation in Louisiana being pushed by Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) has led to one Democrat saying that GOP tactics are reminiscent of Nazi Germany.
February 25, 2012
Governors from around the country convene for the National Governors Association's winter meeting in Washington.
February 23, 2012
A report finds that California charter schools operated by management organizations, as opposed to freestanding schools or those operated by networks, fared well.
February 22, 2012
A California school district rejects a proposal to convert a traditional public school to a charter, a step taken through the state's "parent-trigger" law.
February 21, 2012
State and federal officials, and charter school authorizers, can do more through policymaking to make sure that charter schools serve a diverse range of students, a report contends.
February 10, 2012
A Franklin County, Ohio, judge says White Hat Management, a charter school operators, must turn over financial information pertaining to schools it operates.