Both the Mississippi house and senate have passed bills to expand the number of charter schools in 2013, but there are significant differences between them.
Recently in Legislatures Category
January 30, 2013
January 30, 2013
Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead has signed legislation stripping Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill of her K-12 authority. Hill has sued to overturn the law.
January 29, 2013
Voucher lobbyists in Wisconsin include three former Republican speakers in the state Assembly. Vouchers could also expand into Tennessee and North Carolina in 2013.
January 03, 2013
An Indiana state senator said he plans to introduce legislation that would require the state to withdraw from the Common Core State Standards.
December 18, 2012
Lawmakers in Oklahoma and Texas have proposed allowing school staff members to be armed in the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting.
December 14, 2012
Implementing the Common Core State Standards in Kansas will cost between $32 million and $60 million over the next two years, a state audit reported.
December 13, 2012
California is not moving quickly enough to implement the Common Core State Standards, an education policy and advocacy group argues in a new report published Dec. 10.
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 04, 2012
During the Oct. 3 debate, GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney said Massachusetts, where he used to be governor, has the top-ranked education system in the country.