Submitted by Marion Herbert on Sun, 06/03/2012 - 11:15pm
From Pittsburg to Salem, every New Hampshire resident who has a child in public schools or pays property taxes has a stake in Wednesday's House and Senate votes on a proposed constitutional amendment that would largely overturn the landmark 1997 Claremont II court decision on school funding.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Tue, 05/08/2012 - 11:48pm
"Wanna see my book report?" asks first-grader Johnathan Ponce, pointing up at a colorful wall covered in student work. Michael Kooi of the Florida Department of Education turned around obligingly to look at Johnathan's hand-drawn cover.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Mon, 04/09/2012 - 11:21pm
The Iowa Senate passed its version of education reform, a significant step in what is becoming a legislative melee to find agreement between the governor and both parties in the final weeks before lawmakers go home.
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.