The contest had been close from the start, with Evers campaigning on a promise to restore respect for the state's teachers and financially bail out its school system.
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Public schools in the District of Columbia and North Dakota poised to get more students, while student populations in New Hampshire and Connecticut are predicted to shrink over the next decade.
November 22, 2016
The federal education department is examining how Alabama and California are reporting and collecting graduation rates.
February 02, 2016
Many states rely too heavily on standardized testing, open their doors too easily to charters and vouchers, and fall short in supporting teachers, the Network for Public Education says.
January 21, 2016
A state takeover plan would allow the financially struggling district to declare bankruptcy and the state to avoid any liability.
November 16, 2015
In addition to the scores from the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC), Smarter Balanced, and other common-core tests from the past school year, the interactive presentation includes scores from previous state tests.
November 05, 2015
As Montana's superintendent she's overseen efforts to improve the state's graduation rate and some of its most disadvantaged American Indian students.
November 04, 2015
Business executive Matt Bevin opposes the common core, which Kentucky is currently reviewing, and wants to create a new voucher program for students in the Bluegrass State.
November 03, 2015
States have been working on building high-quality accountability systems for years, the report from the CCSSO says. And they aren't going to let up just because the feds stop making them do certain things.
November 02, 2015
The funding increase was approved in a special session of the state legislature. Ducey signed the legislation into law on Friday. Voters will have the final say-so on the measure in a May 17 election.