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New York Legislature Declares Support for Increased State Aid to Education

The New York State Senate voted earlier this week to approve its 2012-13 Senate Budget Resolution, which will form the basis for further negotiations with the Assembly and the Executive Branch on the final FY 2012-23 budget.

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Nominations Are Open for The 2012 Readers' Choice Top 100 Products

We're excited to be reviewing the first of many groups of nominations for this year's awards!

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Former State Superintendent Grasmick to Overhaul Teacher Training at Towson University

Former state superintendent will head project to create a model national program to educate future teachers.

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Michigan State Board of Education Gives Superintendent Mike Flanagan Vote of Confidence, Contract Extension

State Superintendent Mike Flanagan got a vote of confidence and an extra year added to his contract by the state Board of Education.

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A Center of Collaboration on Education Reform Rejects Malloy

New Haven teachers were apprehensive when they backed a new evaluation system three years ago, but they were not angry.

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Louisiana: Jindal Education Slate Draws Huge Crowd, Promises Long Debate

With three primary legs of Gov. Bobby Jindal's education agenda set for debate -- and votes, according to Capitol power players -- in the House Education Committee, the Louisiana Capitol is already abuzz this morning.

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Iowa House Passes Education Reform Package

The Iowa House passe- a sweeping education reform package on a largely party-line vote late Wednesday morning that requires more student testing, calls for the expansion of charters schools and keeps a controversial third grade retention program in place.

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U.S. Education Department Awards New Jersey $14.5M for Charter Schools

New Jersey has been awarded a $14.5 million federal grant to help launch new charter schools, grow existing successful charters and share ideas between the schools and local districts, state officials announced Tuesday.

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Arne Duncan: American Education Includes a "Laptop on Every Desk"

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan wants to get the federal government more involved in schools.

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Education Reformer Rhee Likes Gov. Branstad's Proposals

Education reform advocate Michelle Rhee called Gov. Terry Branstad’s school improvement plan for Iowa “a step in the right direction” during a Monday meeting with Des Moines Register reporters and editors.

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