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States and districts getting School Improvement Grant aid could receive greater flexibility under language included in the federal spending measure.
The U.S. Department of Education is grilling states that don't participate in one of the common-core-testing consortia about their assessment plans.
The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments in a dispute with the potential to shake up the landscape for teachers' unions and other public-sector labor groups.
Pregnant women, infants, and children up to age 3 could end up as big beneficiaries of the $1 billion in early-education aid in the recently passed federal spending measure.
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley tells lawmakers that she intends to direct more resources to the state's neediest students and push to improve public school technology.
The number of charters may soon double in North Carolina, thanks to new laws lifting the state's charter cap and easing other restrictions on the schools.
Wide disparities between students with disabilities and those in regular education could complicate performance factors when states undergo federal evaluation.
Preoccupation with implementing the common core for math and literacy is an oft-cited obstacle in states to adopt the Next Generation Science Standards.
The drive that advanced the Protestant Reformation should give educators hope and inspiration for their own push to shake up American schools, Clarke L. Rubel says.
In response to the growing interest in all-things statistics, it's time to foster data literacy in our classrooms, writes Anna E. Bargagliotti.
Gov. Snyder used his budget address to call for an additional $65 million investment in early education in order to make Michigan what he called a "no-wait state" for pre-K.
Gov. Branstad urged lawmakers in his Condition of the State address to pass legislation that would require schools to inform parents if their child is involved in a bullying incident and allow school personnel to intervene in any bullying that takes place off school grounds.
In a speech to lawmakers that was heavy on economic themes, Gov. Walker also touted his record on education issues during his first term.
Gov. Dennis M. Daugaard highlighted the importance of career and technical education in his annual speech to state lawmakers, promising $5 million in grants to help the state's CTE high schools strengthen their offerings.
Gov. Jay Nixon used his speech to call for a large boost in education spending, much of it intended to place the state on a path to fully fund its public school foundation formula.
The decision is being interpreted as giving commercial Internet providers significantly more power to block content or set conditions on its delivery before it reaches customers, including schools.