Policy & Compliance

2/8/2012

2/8/2012

What if some high school, let’s say a charter school, could openly recruit the next LeBron James out of middle school, pair him with a hyper-talented Dwyane Wade wannabe, snap up a Chris Bosch-like sharpshooter and assemble a super team like the Heat did in free agency last year?

2/8/2012

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is proposing to spend $56.4 million in two initiatives that will boost the number of alternative schools and separately transform 25 of the lowest achieving schools in the next two years.

2/8/2012

For some of students at the city’s Integrated Arts and Technology High School, learning starts well before the school bell beckons them to the classroom.

2/8/2012

Schools would be allowed to grow their budgets by 4 percent in the 2013 -2014 school year under a bill approved this morning by the Iowa Senate.

2/8/2012

Cleveland’s struggling school district needs to embrace good charter schools, revamp teachers’ union rules, and give more flexibility to high-performing schools.

2/7/2012

2/7/2012

Ron Paul will be in Minnesota on Feb. 7 to caucus. The presidential hopeful says he wants to return liberty to the citizens of the U.S. He wants to end entitlements and cut $1 trillion from federal spending. However, the 12-term Texas congressman’s exuberance for cutting all entitlements and $1 trillion from the federal budget will have disastrous effects on many areas of government and society, none more than the U.S. Department of Education.

2/7/2012

As the legislative session approaches the midway point, education will take a prominent place in the Florida Legislature this week amid budget talk.

2/7/2012

Connecticut would pump more money into charter schools and increase their numbers under a legislative proposal Gov. Dannel Malloy plans to unveil.

2/6/2012

2/6/2012

Rudy Crew, former chancellor of the New York City Schools and 2008 National Superintendent of the Year, joins Revolution K12 as president in order to impact school reform nationwide through the implementation of adaptive technology tools that support teachers and provide blended instruction.

2/6/2012

Washington’s education system will not get the overhaul it desperately needs due to squabbling amongst state lawmakers.

2/3/2012

2/3/2012

Charter school supporters claimed a first-round victory late in their fight to override last year's Georgia Supreme Court ruling, declaring that the state cannot approve and fund charter schools over local school board objections.

2/3/2012

A committee of the Vermont Senate heard from parents and educators who want to expand the limited school choice now available in the state.

2/3/2012

CompassLearning announced predictions and key trends that will have the biggest impact on K12 education in 2012, including the growth of blended learning and the increased role of technology.

2/2/2012

2/2/2012

In its initial review of No Child Left Behind waiver requests, the U.S. Education Department highlighted a similar weakness in nearly every application: States did not do enough to ensure schools would be held accountable for the performance of all students.

2/2/2012

The education goal set by the Oregon legislature in 2011 is clear.

But the way the goal is to be reached is still cloudy and will come into sharper focus during this year's legislative session, which begins today.

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