Wisconsin public employees turn to members of the Green Bay Packers to try to win public support to their side, in their public battle with Gov. Scott Walker.
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February 22, 2011
February 18, 2011
President Obama speaks on the Wisconsin protests over the governor's plans to restrict collective bargaining, and warns against demonizing public employees. Arne Duncan calls for cooperation.
February 17, 2011
Idaho state schools chief Tom Luna modifies his proposed overhaul of the state's education system to give districts more flexibility on
February 15, 2011
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has inflamed teachers and other union members with a proposal to limit collective bargaining and cut pensions.
February 14, 2011
Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber, like his neighbor, Gov. Chris Gregoire of Washington, believes his state's education programs are too fragmented. He wants more of them brought together under his authority.
February 11, 2011
Jorea Marple, a former teacher, principal and superintendent, is West Virginia's new superintendent of schools.
February 09, 2011
Robert Sommers is Ohio governor John Kasich's new education adviser.
February 04, 2011
States looking to save money should move cautiously in encouraging school and districts consolidation, says a report published by the National Education Policy Center.
February 01, 2011
Ohio and New Jersey are considering major pension cuts, and legislation on that issue seems likely to emerge in Florida, too.
January 31, 2011
Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad, following up on a campaign pledge, has proposed cutting his state's preschool program, arguing that it should be replaced with a need-based system.