- Head of Va ed board concluding statewide tour Updated: Dec-12-13 2:34 am
- Ala. schools officials consider bus fees Updated: Dec-11-13 8:49 pm
- Report recommends Alaska insurance pooling option Updated: Dec-11-13 8:06 pm
- Education emerging as issue in Abbott-Davis race Updated: Dec-11-13 6:10 pm
- Walker signs bill increasing high school credits Updated: Dec-11-13 5:55 pm
- Charter founder's lawyer: US obsessed with client Updated: Dec-11-13 5:29 pm
- Task force suggests changes to tuition and TOPS Updated: Dec-11-13 5:29 pm
- NC teachers group sues over private school grants Updated: Dec-11-13 4:44 pm
- Resolution seeks adjustment to funding formula Updated: Dec-11-13 1:54 pm
- Arlington considering limiting gifts to teachers Updated: Dec-11-13 1:44 pm
- Iberia moves forward with school improvements Updated: Dec-11-13 10:23 am
- Lincoln voters to decide on $153M bond measure Updated: Dec-11-13 8:05 am
- W.Va. replaces GED with CTB/McGraw Hill exam Updated: Dec-11-13 7:53 am
- Arizona officials order 3 charter schools closed Updated: Dec-11-13 7:47 am
- Maine lawmakers tour early education center Updated: Dec-11-13 4:08 am
- Mo. court upholds student transfer law in KC case Updated: Dec-10-13 8:28 pm
- Kan. board dumps multistate group for KU on tests Updated: Dec-10-13 8:23 pm
- Luna names new head of IDOE professional standards Updated: Dec-10-13 8:01 pm
- Changes suggested to public school funding formula Updated: Dec-10-13 6:19 pm
- KC superintendent: Ruling threatens urban schools Updated: Dec-10-13 6:07 pm
- Kansas board wants kids to keep learning cursive Updated: Dec-10-13 6:01 pm
- Pence looks to expand education overhaul Updated: Dec-10-13 5:55 pm
- Delta Authority provides $175,000 to ed. program Updated: Dec-10-13 5:28 pm
- Education funding proposal announced in Va Updated: Dec-10-13 3:04 pm
- Nebraska students scramble to finish GED tests Updated: Dec-10-13 1:25 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - The head of the Virginia Board of Education is concluding his statewide listening tour with stops in central Virginia.
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - State Department of Education officials say they're open to allowing city school districts to charge students transportation fees.
JUNEAU, Alaska - A new report commissioned by a Senate committee recommends a state-managed health insurance program for public school employees that it said could save up to $33.7 million.
SAN ANTONIO - Classrooms in Texas are dramatically changing in 2014. So might education politics in the governor's race.
MADISON, Wisconsin - Gov. Scott Walker has signed a bill that would increase requirements for high school math and science classes students would have to take for graduation.
PHILADELPHIA - A Philadelphia charter school founder defrauded the city and state of $6.7 million by earning multiple salaries at four schools she ran, and taking millions more in consulting fees, federal prosecutors argued Wednesday after several weeks of trial.
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Lawmakers should give up their authority to control college tuition costs and put limits on the state's free college tuition program called TOPS, a group studying higher education funding recommended Wednesday.
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Public school advocates sued the state Wednesday in a bid to block a new law that would let taxpayer money be used by low-income students wishing to attend private or religious schools.
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - The Metro Nashville school district wants Gov. Bill Haslam and state lawmakers to adjust the state's school funding formula to adequately fund districts statewide.
ARLINGTON, Virginia - The Arlington County School Board is considering a policy that would limit the amount parents can spend on gifts to teachers to $100 over the course of a school year.
NEW IBERIA, Louisiana - School officials say work is about to get underway for the first phase of $50 million in school improvement projects Iberia Parish voters approved in October.
LINCOLN, Nebraska - The Lincoln school board has scheduled a Feb. 11 special election on a $153 million bond measure.
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - West Virginia has replaced the GED with a high school diploma equivalency exam provided by CTB/McGraw Hill.
PHOENIX - The Arizona State Board for Charter Schools has ordered three charter schools that earned failing ratings on state assessment tests to close.
WATERVILLE, Maine - Maine lawmakers are touring an early education center that primarily serves low-income children.
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - For the second time this year, the Missouri Supreme Court upheld a state law requiring unaccredited schools to pay for students to attend class elsewhere.
TOPEKA, Kansas - New standardized tests for Kansas public school students will be developed by a homegrown university center, and the state will end its active participation in a multistate group that is closer to finishing its own tests, the State Board of Education decided Tuesday.
BOISE, Idaho - The Department of Education has a new director of certification and professional standards.
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - The education board member leading a review of public school funding said Tuesday that more money in the financing formula should be steered to technical training courses and to special education students.
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - The superintendent of Kansas City public schools says a Missouri Supreme Court ruling and an inadequate student transfer law threaten to take away healthy neighborhood schools for thousands of urban students.
TOPEKA, Kansas - Kansas State Board of Education members want public school students to continue to learn how to write in cursive even in the age of keyboarding and text messaging.
INDIANAPOLIS - Gov. Mike Pence announced an expansive education plan Tuesday for his second year in office that will include seeking approval for vouchers for preschool-aged children, extending more state help for charter schools and paying for teachers to work in low-income school districts.
MARIANNA, Arkansas - The Delta Regional Authority has announced it will provide $175,000 to the STRIVE vocational education program in eastern Arkansas.
RICHMOND, Virginia - Gov. Bob McDonnell is proposing more than $582 million in increased state funding over the next two-year budget cycle for K-12 and pre-kindergarten education.
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Nebraska students are scrambling to finish their GED testing, lest they have to start over again with new tests next year.