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Republican confidence in public schools plummets to all-time low

Just 28% of Americans say they have a "great deal" or "quite a lot" of confidence in public schools, the second lowest figure on record, a new Gallup poll revealed.

The U.S. student population is more diverse, but schools are still highly segregated

The U.S. student body is more diverse than ever before. Nevertheless, public schools remain highly segregated along racial, ethnic and socioeconomic lines.

Whitmer signs $22.2B budget for Michigan K-12 schools, colleges and universities

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer visited a Flint community college Thursday to sign a budget bill that provides record combined funding for K-12 schools, community colleges and universities.

‘Involuntary relocation’ proposal sparks conversation across Texas

To fully understand America's complicated history, Faith Weaver believes schools across the state need to teach every aspect of it. 

Teacher retirements slow after pay raise goes into effect

Retirements among Alabama K-12 employees were down slightly this year, in part because of a salary bump approved by lawmakers this year, officials say.

Tennessee gov: School voucher program to start immediately

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee announced that his administration will begin rolling out his long-blocked school voucher program after a judge lifted an injunction that had prevented it from being implemented.

California becomes first state to move back school start times

High school and middle school classes in California will start later than ever when the school year begins this fall. That means that students (and the parents who schlep them to school) can look forward to a little extra sleep.

I-Team: Teacher, principal accused in theft ring hired at other schools

The principal and teacher accused in a theft ring at a Las Vegas charter school had been hired to work in other schools. 

For first time, Alabama releases school-level reading scores: How many students can read?

This is the first look the public has gotten at school-level reading scores since the state's high-stakes Literacy Act passed in 2019.

Denver’s bilingual education programs threatened by school closures

Denver's court-mandated bilingual education for Spanish-speaking students is facing significant threats because of declining enrollment and school closures.

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