Policy & Compliance

8/2/2013

8/2/2013

Gov. Nikki Haley met with about a dozen business and legislative leaders Wednesday morning in a private meeting to discuss her forthcoming education reform proposal.

8/2/2013

Just weeks before Ohio children return to school, conservative lawmakers, who are opponents of the Common Core, introduced a last-minute bill yesterday to block new and more-rigorous curriculum guidelines championed by governors and education leaders.

8/1/2013

8/1/2013

State statutes imply crossing guard programs should be the responsibility of the municipalities, according to Monona Grove Superintendent Dan Olson at the July 23 board meeting.

8/1/2013

A lawsuit filed by the Chicago Teachers' Union argued that the school district ignored the recommendations of independent officials questioning 10 of the proposed closings.

8/1/2013

Christie has been largely successful in ushering in many elements of his education agenda, which are bipartisan anyway.

7/31/2013

7/31/2013

Former Indiana and current Florida schools chief Tony Bennett built his national star by promising to hold ‘‘failing’’ schools accountable. But when it appeared an Indianapolis charter school run by a prominent Republican donor might receive a poor grade, Bennett’s education team frantically overhauled his signature ‘‘A-F’’ school grading system to improve the school’s marks.

7/31/2013

It is time to take into account what we have learned from No Child Left Behind in the past decade and improve the federal accountability and school improvement system, rather than end it.

7/31/2013

District of Columbia public and charter school students have achieved their highest marks ever on the city's standardized tests.

7/31/2013

A hard-fought effort to place the Wake County school board’s multi-billion-dollar real-estate portfolio under the control of Wake County commissioners was turned back by the state House in a bipartisan vote.

7/31/2013

Some private schools in the area say they're anxiously waiting now to learn if they will receive any taxpayer support for parents to send their children to their private schools.

7/31/2013

Project-based learning school Muskingum Valley New Tech Academy, part of Zanesville (Ohio) High School, will open up to grades seven and eight for the next school year after being open only to grades nine to 11 this past year.

7/30/2013

7/30/2013

We have a system in which politicians and bureaucrats have too much control, parents have too little, and students' needs get lost in the shuffle.

7/30/2013

About 200 charter schools are seeking an injunction that would prevent the Arizona Department of Education from recouping more than $5 million in classroom-site funds that state officials say it overpaid the schools.

7/30/2013

Students with disabilities who play organized sports outside of school will be able to skip gym class under a new state law.

7/30/2013

City Councilor Felix G. Arroyo proposes increasing access to early childhood education and more extended learning time in schools, among other initiatives.

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