- NC House agrees on technology, teacher loans; money is next Updated: Apr-29-15 7:23 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - The North Carolina House has passed blueprints to improve public schools by expanding digital technology and creating grants for training principals. But a pilot plan to give premium pay to the best teachers in schools needs more work.
- Despite agreement, new PARCC policy is not official Updated: Apr-28-15 6:57 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - Gov. Chris Christie's top education official and Democratic lawmakers have expressed agreement on how much the results of new statewide standardized tests will count in teachers' performance reviews.
- Opt-out movement accelerates amid Common Core testing Updated: Apr-17-15 5:32 pm
ATLANTA - Thousands of students are opting out of new standardized tests aligned to the Common Core standards, defying the latest attempt by states to improve academic performance.
- House OKs tax credits for public, private school donations Updated: Apr-16-15 5:59 pm
HELENA, Montana - Republican representatives have advanced a proposal to provide tax credits for anyone who donates to certain educational programs, both public and private.
- Schools chief setting up education law review committee Updated: Apr-15-15 6:14 am
PHOENIX - Arizona schools chief Diane Douglas is planning on setting up a committee to review the state's education code.
- Budget crunch could stunt school choice program's growth Updated: Apr-11-15 10:44 am
TRENTON, New Jersey - Participation in New Jersey's public school choice program has grown by a factor of nine since Gov. Chris Christie made it permanent in 2010, but as lawmakers begin dissecting the 2016 budget, its success is becoming overshadowed by a funding problem.
- Agreement on new US education law would aid Washington state Updated: Apr-07-15 3:56 pm
SEATTLE - Washington state would regain flexibility to judge its own public-school performance under a bipartisan agreement announced Tuesday to fix the federal No Child Left Behind education law.