Reform

2/8/2012

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.

2/7/2012

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.

2/6/2012

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

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.

2/3/2012

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.

2/2/2012

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.

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

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.

1/30/2012

1/30/2012

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

1/27/2012

1/27/2012

Education was the topic of discussion in northeast Louisiana as Governor Bobby Jindal and the state’s new Superintendent of Education John White visited the area.

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