Buffalo is embarking on yet another attempt to reach a teacher evaluation deal that New York state approves in a bid to recover School Improvement Grant money.
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March 28, 2012
March 23, 2012
A bill is on the way to Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley (D) that would significantly reform the state's maintenance of effort law governing school funding.
March 21, 2012
South Carolina superintendent suggests that new criteria making more schools eligible for recognition might be inflating the number of awards.
March 16, 2012
The Minnesota House of Representatives approved a plan on March 15 that would use rainy day fund to pay down part of the $2.4 billion debt the state has to its public schools.
March 14, 2012
North Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard (R) signed a new teacher evaluation and performance pay law on Tuesday, over the protests of the state teachers union.
March 08, 2012
A survey of North Carolina teachers shows that more than 50 percent of them spend over half their class time preparing students for high-stakes tests.
February 29, 2012
California wants a waiver from the No Child Left Behind Act -- but not under the conditions assigned by the Obama administration, in its offer to provide states with flexbility.
February 27, 2012
Indiana's Republican governor credits the Obama administration with challenging teachers' unions and says recent GOP legislative successes reflect a change in public thinking on education issues.
February 25, 2012
Governors from around the country convene for the National Governors Association's winter meeting in Washington.
February 22, 2012
Gov. Dannel Malloy, of Connecticut, is trying to overhaul the process for awarding teacher tenure, and taking heat for it.