- House Republican leader disagrees with governor over education plan
- > Jan 16, 6:26 AM: House Republican Leader Blake Filippi said he didn't hear any fundamental education changes from the governor. "We already have one of the highest per pupil costs in the country and I don't know that throwing more money at problem
- Partisan Fault Lines Show As Colorado Lawmakers Get Back To Work
- > Jan 9, 6:34 AM: Republicans plan to focus on education reform this session, with an agenda that includes expanded school choice, bonuses for high-performing teachers, and more transparency in school performance ratings. Neville called them
- Commentary: Why SC has to keep pushing forward on education reform
- > Jan 6, 6:30 AM: And every day that passes without meaningful education reform is a missed opportunity to better the life of a child. Here in Berkeley County and in much of South Carolina, we see a growing divide between rural and urban areas in
- Education Expected To Dominate 2020 MD Legislative Session
- Dec 26, 8:52 AM: The General Assembly will have a number of priorities for the three-month session — likely none bigger than determining how to fund recommendations on how to transform Maryland’s public education system.<
- Promise fulfilled: Beshear breaks up Kentucky Board of Education on first day as governor
- Dec 11, 6:26 AM: In one of his first moves in office, Gov. Andy Beshear dissolved the Kentucky Board of Education on Tuesday, paving the way for a new education chief.
- Reforming public education: Why it may be a slippery slope for John Bel Edwards’ 2nd term
- > Nov 27, 6:12 AM: In his second term, Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards is likely to find common ground with the Republican-controlled Legislature on a new round of teacher salary hikes and boosting state aid for early childhood education, officials
- Raimondo: Education is the ‘number one priority’ of second term
- > Nov 21, 6:37 AM: From the problems in the capital city to poor accountability results in many districts, it's been made clear by education officials, parents, students and the like that there is a lot of work to do in Rhode Island public
- Newsom has an organized labor problem
- > Nov 5, 7:20 AM: Some of California's most powerful unions are openly denouncing Gov. Gavin Newsom less than a year into his tenure, exposing early fractures in the Democratic governor's base after he spurned proposals they considered a bellwether
- Texas education officials recommend replacing Houston ISD’s elected school board
- > Oct 31, 5:34 AM: The Texas Education Agency is recommending that the state take over Houston Independent School District — the state's largest public school system — due to its elected school board's "demonstrated inability to appropriately
- School choice, HBCU support top education priorities for Florida’s Legislative Black Caucus
- Oct 23, 6:01 AM: "We believe in investing in public education,” said Rep. Bruce Antone, an Orlando Democrat who serves as the ranking minority member of the House Education Committee. “And we also believe in school choice.
- Lt. governor’s next education frontier: out-of-school-time learning
- > Oct 22, 7:01 AM: And now, Morales is looking at a different piece of the education puzzle. He’s pushing for learning opportunities outside the school day with the Albuquerque summit, which will focus on building an out-of-school-time network in New
- Pa. House Speaker Mike Turzai: public schools are a monopoly and teachers are “special interest peop
- Sep 20, 5:24 AM: In a video posted on Twitter today, Pennsylvania House Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Marshall) called two apparent public educators “special interest people” and said they “don’t really care about the kids.
- Fewer Than Half Of Providence Politicians’ Children Go To Traditional Public Schools
- > Sep 17, 5:59 AM: A review by The Public’s Radio shows that fewer than half of the school-age children of elected officials from Providence attend traditional public schools. This finding raises questions about whether elected officials are vested
- Editorial: Why can’t San Diego school board have more independent trustees?
- > Sep 12, 6:59 AM: Since Evans took office, the board majority has too often put the interests of adult employees ahead of students. In 2009 — after repeated clashes with the San Diego Education Association, the local teachers union — innovative
- Lawmakers balk at being excluded from decision making in education partnership
- > Sep 12, 6:56 AM: A proposal that would dramatically weaken oversight of — and public access to — an initiative that will pump hundreds of millions of public and private funds into Connecticut schools has run afoul of state legislative
- Opinion: Time to renew promise of educational opportunity for all
- > Aug 30, 8:17 AM: As we begin another school year, which is now under a cloud — again — of insufficient funding, I make the commitment that I will do what I was sent to Washington to do: make sure that education is a national priority and that we
- Column: Real education reform brings much-needed change
- Aug 14, 5:24 AM: Education is our state government’s biggest financial commitment and its greatest moral responsibility. For too long, we haven’t been living up to that responsibility.
- ‘Fought the good fight’: Lee’s Summit lawmaker dies in sleep months after car cras
- > Jul 31, 4:48 AM: A 17-year educator in the Raytown School District, Rebecca Roeber was elected to office in 2014. She was the chairwoman of the House Elementary and Secondary Education Committee and pushed for school choice and charter school
- Glen Casada denies offering financial incentives for school voucher votes in letter
- > Jul 22, 6:02 AM: With less than two weeks until his expected resignation as speaker of the Tennessee House of Representatives, Glen Casada issued a letter Sunday morning denying allegations that he offered incentives to lawmakers in exchange for