Republicans seized control of numerous governor's, superintendent's and legislative offices. Some had railed against their opponents' education plans.
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November 03, 2010
November 03, 2010
Republicans seize control of at least 18 chambers from Democrats and will hold the most state legislative seats they've had since 1928.
October 28, 2010
EdWeek has created a 50-state map detailing education's status in governors, superintendents, and select congressional races around the country.
October 01, 2010
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.
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 28, 2010
Florida's largest teachers' union is endorsing Alex Sink for governor, and is backing two candidates—independent Charlie Crist and Democrat Kendrick Meek—for U.S. Senate.
September 23, 2010
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott says the U.S. Department of Education was wrong to reject the state's application for $830 million in federal schools aid.
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 10, 2010
The feds should have cut New Jersey some slack on its failed Race to the Top application, argues David Griffith, ASCD's public policy director.
September 09, 2010
The Department of Education rejects Texas' bid for $830 million. The state asks the feds to hold the money.