- Grant helps all students join in school music Updated: Mar-07-14 10:52 am
- Inslee to keep pushing teacher-evaluation bill Updated: Mar-06-14 8:28 pm
- Kansas court to issue school finance ruling Updated: Mar-06-14 5:08 pm
- Brownback keeps sights on all-day kindergarten Updated: Mar-01-14 11:34 am
- Education board eases accreditation policy Updated: Feb-22-14 12:42 pm
- Backers of Kan. sex ed bill seek parental control Updated: Feb-18-14 6:58 pm
- Funds target educational achievement gap in Mass. Updated: Feb-15-14 10:14 am
- Former Wis. speaker Jensen taking more active role Updated: Feb-14-14 4:39 pm
- Nonprofits seek tax credit guarantee for donors Updated: Feb-07-14 7:35 pm
FRANKLIN, Indiana - When students at Northwood Elementary go to their third- and fourth-grade music classes, most of them play recorders, but a handful of them grab bongos, bells, tambourines and xylophones.
OLYMPIA, Washington - Gov. Jay Inslee said Thursday he hopes lawmakers can come to an agreement on the state's teacher-evaluation system before the Legislature adjourns next week.
TOPEKA, Kansas - Months of speculation and anxiety over the fate of the funding of Kansas public schools will become clearer Friday when the state Supreme Court issues a ruling in case that has dragged on for nearly four years.
TOPEKA, Kansas - Gov. Sam Brownback remains determined to establish all-day kindergarten in Kansas, despite the apparent hesitancy among legislators to get on board as the session reaches the halfway mark.
JACKSON, Mississippi - The Mississippi Board of Education has approved a temporary rule allowing greater flexibility regarding accreditation in a district placed under conservatorship.
TOPEKA, Kansas - Supporters of Kansas legislation requiring parental consent for students to receive sex education in public schools said Tuesday that the policy change would force parents to become more active participants in the subject matter.
LAWRENCE, Massachusetts - Gov. Deval Patrick's administration is giving more than $3 million in grants to Massachusetts cities in what officials say is an effort to close a persistent achievement gap in public education.
MADISON, Wisconsin - In a hearing room two floors above the state Assembly chamber where he was once its most powerful member, one of the most influential and divisive figures in Wisconsin political history took another step toward his return to public life this week with five simple words.
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Leaders of nonprofits whose purpose is handing out scholarships to special-needs students said Friday that they are holding off until the S.C. Department of Revenue can guarantee their donors will get the tax credit they expect.