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March 04, 2013

Alabama's GOP-Backed School Choice Plan Hits Snag in Court

The Alabama legislature passed a new school choice program that outraged Democrats claim is an underhanded political move.

February 28, 2013

Police With Guns in Every S.C. School Would Cost $80M Annually

South Carolina lawmakers are debating proposals to require armed police officers in every public school.

February 22, 2013

School Turnarounds, Teacher Training Next 'Mission' for Louisiana

Louisiana Superintendent of Education John White laid out a series of K-12 proposals highlighting special education and school turnarounds.

February 21, 2013

School Takeover Authority Gets Nod in Virginia

Virginia is poised to create a system through which the state would take over management of struggling schools.

February 20, 2013

Texas Legislators Vent Over STAAR Testing Fallout

Texas lawmakers are calling for major changes to the state's testing and accountability system.

February 19, 2013

Former Texas Chief Takes Anti-Common-Core Show on Road

Robert Scott shares his opposition to the Common Core State Standards with lawmakers in two other states.

February 13, 2013

Common-Core Foe Waters Down Opposition in Indiana

An Indiana senator is saying the state should suspend implementing the Common Core State Standards, not drop them altogether as he originally proposed.

February 06, 2013

Voucher Program Should Expand in Indiana, Says Gov. Pence

New Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, a Republican, wants the state's private-school voucher program to expand in 2013.

February 05, 2013

Texas School Finance System Violates State Constitution, Judge Says

A Texas judge has ruled that the state's K-12 funding system is inadequate, setting up a showdown in the state supreme court.

February 01, 2013

Gay Students' Sexual Activity Would Be Reported Under Tenn. Bill

A Tennessee state senator has proposed legislation requiring school officials to report gay students' sexual activity to their parents.

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