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Gubernatorial contests in New Jersey and Virginia could affect the direction of school choice and parent-driven education changes in those states, along with spending priorities.
The Newark, N.J., mayor, newly elected to the U.S. Senate from the Garden State, already has a national profile on education.
A dispute before the state's high court is part of a trend of funding-equity cases that touch on state responsibility for early-childhood education.
As states move to common-core exams, many students at first will take paper-and-pencil assessments, raising questions about educational equity and the comparability of results.
Spurred by the death of a Virginia student, more states are passing laws to allow—and sometimes require—schools to store the lifesaving allergy drug.
Douglas County, Colo., voters are poised to register a verdict on the high-profile policy changes that have been taking place in their suburban district.
In order to make informed decisions about the best schools for their children, parents need a better yardstick, write Jack Schneider and Anil Nathan.
School grading systems would be more meaningful and fair if they measured a range of outcomes that are important to the community, Craig Hochbein says.
Cash-strapped school districts are asking voters to approve bonds to pay for technology upgrades, a move that could require them to carry debt beyond the lifespan of their devices.
It's time for the technology industry to claim responsibility for underserving the nation's schools and to take steps to incite transformation, writes Cameron Evans.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg initiated major changes in the city's school system since he took the office in 2002, but just a few are at issue in the battle to take his place.
Boston is getting ready to elect its first new mayor in 20 years, and both candidates in the race are making education issues a top priority.