The nations' two largest teachers' unions, the National Education Association and the American Federation of Teachers, are putting a lot of time and money into state elections this fall.
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October 01, 2010
September 30, 2010
Two California unions are supporting ballot initiatives that would have a big impact on taxes and spending, and potentially, school funding.
September 27, 2010
Former Secretary of Education Richard Riley says that recent federal efforts to provide support to states, and support common tests, are good policy.
September 21, 2010
The Alaska state affiliate of the National Education Association endorses Democrat Ethan Berkowitz over Republican Sean Parnell.
September 17, 2010
There could major upheaval this fall, with 37 governors' and seven state superintendents' races on the November ballot. More than 6,000 state legislative seats are also up for grabs
September 14, 2010
Jim Greer, the embattled former chairman of Florida's Republican party, publicly apologizes to President Obama, saying he was influenced by "extremists" in the party.
September 07, 2010
Texas Gov. Rick Perry and Congressman Lloyd Doggett spar over rules attached to the recently enacted Education Jobs Fund.
July 21, 2010
But schools remain largely off the radar screen in battle to become the state's next chief executive.
July 15, 2010
The Alabama Education Association actively campaigned against the favored GOP candidate in the state's runoff election.
June 09, 2010
Races for schools chiefs in the two states won't be decided until November.