Proposition 103, a measure that would raise taxes to help public schools, was one of the most closely watched issues on the ballot in 2011.
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November 02, 2011
November 01, 2011
A recent poll shows that the Ohio public favors repealing a law that teachers' unions say weakens their rights. Nationally, voters appear to have more divided opinions of teachers' unions.
October 28, 2011
A ballot item in Colorado would allow voters to increase sales and income taxes, for a five-year-period, to support public education.
October 27, 2011
Rick Perry and Jon Huntsman accuse fellow GOP White House contender Mitt Romney of offering weak support in the repeal battle over Ohio's new law to limit collective-bargaining powers for teachers and other public employees.
October 18, 2011
Alabama is looking to join the list of states that have moved to reduce pension costs for teachers and other employees, the Republican speaker of the House says.
October 17, 2011
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is stumping for President Obama's jobs act, saying GOP calls to cut spending are misguided, from an education and economic standpoint.
October 10, 2011
Phil Handy, a former adviser to John McCain's presidential campaign, is helping 2012 White House contender Mitt Romney on education issues.
October 05, 2011
Supporters of a new Ohio law that puts limits on collective bargaining tout its creation of a merit-pay system for teachers, in a new ad in advance of a repeal vote next month.
September 27, 2011
Speculation persists that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie could jump into the presidential race. The Republican governor has praised some of President Obama's education policies, and battled with the leading teachers' union in his state.
September 19, 2011
For the first time in a decade, states cut taxes more than they increased them, a dropoff caused by the expiration of temporary tax increases, a new report says.