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1/6/2012

1/6/2012

A city councilman and three clergymen were among seven people arrested Thursday as they protested what they fear will be the eviction of worship services from all public buildings in New York City.

1/5/2012

1/5/2012

Georgia is considering throwing out a law requiring that 65 percent of education funding be spent in public school classrooms, part of an effort to overhaul how Georgia funds K-12 education.

1/5/2012

Should District of Columbia public and charter high school students be required to apply for college or trade school in order to graduate?

12/23/2011

12/23/2011

The Hawaii Department of Education is struggling to make the grade and now the state has been warned it could lose $75 million in federal funding as a result.

12/20/2011

12/20/2011

The Ridgewood school district is unhappy with a state mandate requiring schools to follow strict procedures for New Jersey's new anti-bullying law.

12/19/2011

12/19/2011

Some Southeast Kansas school superintendents said that while they are trying to keep an open mind about Gov. Sam Brownback’s new school funding plan, they are skeptical.

12/16/2011

12/16/2011

Almost half of U.S. public schools are labeled failing under the federal No Child Left Behind law, compared with the 80 percent estimate President Barack Obama’s administration cited as a rationale for changing its mandates, a study found.

12/16/2011

The former Seattle Public Schools employee at the center of a criminal investigation into a contracting scandal has pleaded not guilty to felony theft charges filed against him.

12/13/2011

12/13/2011

Educating Utah's young people is the focus of Utah Gov. Gary Herbert’s budget recommendations for the coming year.

12/13/2011

Since well before the 2011 legislative session began, one question has dominated conversations about Texas' budget cuts to public education: How will they affect public schools?

12/7/2011

12/7/2011

The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear a Bronx church's case on whether it can hold worship services in New York City public schools.

12/6/2011

12/6/2011

When New Jersey applied to the federal government for a waiver from the No Child Left Behind law, Gov. Chris Christie used the opportunity to tout elements of his education reform agenda that had been languishing in the state legislature for months.

12/6/2011

The District has won a significant battle in its 16-year war to lift a federal court injunction for failing to make tuition payments for special education students.

12/6/2011

The debate over renewing No Child Left Behind, the education reform act that will be 10 years old in January, has fallen along partisan lines even though school improvement is one of the few examples of bipartisan cooperation over the last decade.

12/6/2011

Governor John Kitzhaber says he'll hire an education czar to oversee all education in Oregon.

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