- New Mexico gets waiver on federal teacher requirements Updated: May-13-15 3:57 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - The U.S. Department of Education will give New Mexico a waiver on requiring all classrooms have a "highly qualified" teacher as mandated by the federal No Child Left Behind law, state officials announced late Tuesday.
- School choice bill becomes law without governor's signature Updated: May-12-15 10:13 am
HELENA, Montana - Montana legislators instituted a new state law that reflects a national GOP initiative to boost private education options.
- State Education Board reconsiders suspension policy Updated: May-10-15 6:17 pm
HONOLULU - Hawaii's longstanding policy of using out-of-school suspensions for delinquent students is under review by the state Board of Education.
- Shifts of school policy authority from Ritz signed by Pence Updated: May-07-15 5:10 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Measures that shift authority over Indiana's standardized testing and other education policy matters from Democratic state schools Superintendent Glenda Ritz have been signed into law by Republican Gov. Mike Pence.
- 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.