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K12 Education in Barack Obama’s Second Term of Office

Passage of Ga. Charter Schools Amendment Heartens Some, Worries Others

With the bruising battle over the charter schools amendment in the state’s rear-view mirror, educators and politicians are focusing on what they believe comes next.

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The Fight Over A Failing Chicago High School

By just about any definition, Walter H. Dyett High School has failed.

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Plan Filed in Court to End Tucson District's Desegregation Case

The latest plan to bring an end to TUSD's desegregation case was filed in court Friday and outlines steps the district must take to free itself of federal oversight.

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Locals React to Education Election Results

Now that voters have overturned all three Students Come First laws, educators are left with a lot of unanswered questions. Voters voiced strong opposition to Propositions 1, 2 and 3 during Tuesday’s election.

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Pence: Education Reforms Will Stay

Indianapolis Governor-elect Mike Pence said Wednesday he will push forward with education reforms including private school vouchers and merit pay programs for teachers.

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California Passes Proposition 30

On Election Day, California voters passed Proposition 30, a temporary tax increase that will prevent a nearly $6 billion cut to the state’s public schools. Backed by Gov. Jerry Brown, the proposition is the first general tax increase passed in the state in two decades. It will increase sales taxes by a quarter of a cent for four years on the state’s base rate of 7.25 percent, and income taxes for those earning more than $250,000 for seven years.

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School Turnaround Policies Ineffective, Report States

A Debate Over Union Rights in a Post-Chicago Nation

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