Pennsylvania would become one of a number of states to approve school voucher laws, if a bill approved by the state Senate this week takes effect.
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October 27, 2011
October 21, 2011
Sen. Mary Landrieu writes a letter to Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, wanting to know why his administration did not appy for the latest Race to the Top competition,involving early learning.
September 29, 2011
Jason Glass, director of education for the state of Iowa, faces an ethics complaint over a trip to Brazil that he and other state schools chiefs took, paid for by the foundation of Pearson, the publisher.
September 22, 2011
Media titan Rupert Murdoch, whose corporation is under heavy scrutiny in a phone-hacking scandal, will appear at the national summit of the Foundation for Excellence in Education, which is led by Jeb Bush.
September 07, 2011
Stefan Pryor, a Newark, N.J., city official with a background in charter schools, is set to be named Connecticut's next commissioner of education, according to reporters.
September 01, 2011
A national nonprofit, Parents for Public Schools, is trying to encourage families to get involved in protecting school budgets from cuts.
August 26, 2011
Anh "Joseph" Cao, the first Vietnamese-American ever to serve in Congress, has expressed interest in serving as state superintendent of education.
July 27, 2011
A new report looks at the institutional and management challenges state education agencies face as they work to implement state and federal mandates.
July 22, 2011
A judge declares that a state law, meant to give districts the right to ignore certain state education laws, is unconstitutional.
July 12, 2011
Stan Heffner was chosen as the next state superintendent of schools in Ohio. He had served in the post on an interim basis.