Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Sun, 02/03/2013 - 1:22pm
Parents will be able to send their kids to private or religious schools using public education funds if a new constitutional amendment passes in Alaska. Wasilla Republican Rep. Wes Keller has renewed his efforts to create a school voucher program, which would be significantly different from the state's limited charter school system.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 12/04/2012 - 3:41pm
Last January, Gov. Bobby Jindal took the oath of office for his second term, declaring in his inauguration speech that anyone who stood in the way of his education reform efforts “must stand down.” On Friday, a judge in Baton Rouge said, in effect: not so fast.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Sun, 11/25/2012 - 3:36pm
Glenda Ritz, the newly elected Democratic state superintendent of public instruction, isn't going to let a state government controlled by Republicans stop her from making changes she believes will improve Indiana's schools.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 09/17/2012 - 3:55pm
Thousands of Los Angeles illegal immigrants have inundated the nation's second-largest school district for copies of records that might qualify them for the Obama administration's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.