Policy & Compliance

2/2/2012

2/2/2012

Durham, North Carolina leaders are taking a stand against a new charter high school planned for the Research Triangle Park area, saying it will siphon money from traditional public schools and lead to further racial segregation.

2/1/2012

2/1/2012

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.

2/1/2012

Newt Gingrich wants the U.S. to return to the moon, but as challenges go he has nothing on Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal's school reform plans.

2/1/2012

If Jane Cunningham gets her way, the class of 2013 would be the last to graduate from the Kansas City (Mo.) Public Schools.

2/1/2012

As Mid-Columbia school districts wait to see if voters will renew their operations levies, state lawmakers are looking at a bill that would prioritize K-12 education funding above all other state obligations.

2/1/2012

A group of New Jersey residents are in the early stages of gauging the public’s opinion about the idea of founding a charter school in Freehold Borough.

1/31/2012

1/31/2012

Two bills in the Florida legislature would give parents overarching power to demand sweeping changes at low-performing schools.

1/31/2012

A New York City charter school network has told parents that it is a victim of theft by “a senior member of the finance and operations department,” who it said used the network’s credit card to spend tens of thousands of dollars on personal items.

1/31/2012

A law that requires the Legislature to establish a state limit on public school spending 18 months in advance should be repealed, Gov. Terry Branstad said this morning.

1/31/2012

Anti-bullying efforts in township public schools will continue, says Parsippany schools Superintendent LeRoy Seitz.

1/30/2012

1/30/2012

The Oakland school board rejected the charter school petitions submitted by the faculties of ASCEND and Learning Without Limits, public elementary schools in the Fruitvale area that want to secede from the school district.

1/30/2012

Hitting the books has become as hard as the current economic situation.

1/30/2012

The Jefferson County International Baccalaureate School is almost always among the nations highest-ranking schools.

1/30/2012

Marzano Research Laboratory (MRL), RMC Research Corporation and Augenblick, Palaich and Associates, Inc. are pleased to announce that they have received a contract from the Department of Education to form the Regional Educational Laboratory – Central at MRL.

1/27/2012

1/27/2012

Obama is right to say that the minimum requirements set by No Child Left Behind, in the ten years the law has been in effect, have done little to shrink the achievement gap, and to consider an alternative. But it’s too early to know if Race to the Top is the right one.

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