Submitted by Marion Herbert on Fri, 03/09/2012 - 1:15am
The Florida Legislature has finally figured out how to destroy public education — under the guise of "school choice." After all, everybody likes choice, unless it involves abortion, contraception or gay marriage.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Fri, 03/09/2012 - 1:06am
It came down to the final day and an unusual closed-door meeting by the entire House of Representatives, but the Legislature approved an education overhaul bill continuing Wyoming’s effort to help better prepare its public school students.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Fri, 03/09/2012 - 12:27am
In between back-to-back speaking engagments in Texas, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan met with sometime political adversary Gov. Rick Perry to discuss a possible waiver on the No Child Left Behind Act.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Tue, 02/21/2012 - 12:00am
The latest attempt at changing the K-12 education system in South Dakota passed through the House a week ago, but the state Senate may still offer some changes to the proposal that would enact merit pay and eliminate teacher tenure.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Mon, 02/20/2012 - 11:52pm
Educators and their supporters gathered around the state to voice their continuing displeasure with Idaho Superintendent Tom Luna's Students Come First laws. But, Monday's demonstrations were more about moving forward than looking to the past.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Mon, 02/20/2012 - 11:48pm
Iowa lawmakers tossed aside key provisions of Gov. Terry Branstad’s signature education reform proposals, and instead signaled a desire to take smaller steps toward substantial changes to K-12 education in the state.