Submitted by Marion Herbert on Fri, 02/03/2012 - 12:44am
Republican Party leaders in the Washington state House refused to say what significant cuts they would make to the safety net, higher education or other programs to offset what they add to K-12.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Fri, 02/03/2012 - 12:39am
A committee of the Vermont Senate heard from parents and educators who want to expand the limited school choice now available in the state.
Submitted by Judy Hartnett on Sun, 01/29/2012 - 6:37pm
There’s a new battle brewing in America’s classrooms, and while it doesn’t have the religious implications of the evolution vs. creationism debate, it has prompted several state legislatures and local school boards to get involved.
Submitted by Judy Hartnett on Sun, 01/29/2012 - 1:05pm
The Jefferson County International Baccalaureate School is almost always among the nations highest-ranking schools.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Thu, 01/26/2012 - 10:45pm
Utah education leaders plan to ask the feds to waive many No Child Left Behind requirements for the state in exchange for new school achievement programs and rules regarding teacher evaluations, according to a proposal the State Office of Education released Thursday.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Sun, 01/22/2012 - 6:09pm
A plethora of educational issues will dominate the Colorado political landscape in 2012. Most of them will produce conflict due to competition for limited resources and, in particular, participants with dramatically different educational philosophies.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Sun, 01/22/2012 - 6:07pm
Democratic state lawmakers are entering this year's legislative session with a package of bills they say will raise Utah from the bottom of national public education rankings.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Sun, 01/22/2012 - 6:04pm
Without approval from the Legislature, Wyoming Department of Education officials have diverted funds intended for specific groups of students and programs to a new teacher professional development program.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Sun, 01/22/2012 - 6:01pm
New York state is calling on schools to get tough against bullying and, judging from local school districts, the call is being heeded.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Sun, 01/22/2012 - 5:56pm
Will the fourth time be the charm for charter schools in Washington? Two companion bills are working their ways through Washington's Senate and House to create charter schools and "Transformation Zone Districts."