Tennessee Approves Tougher Student Standards
King Nears D-Day: Who Moves On, Who Stays Back?
Report: NCLB May Be Aiding Students With Disabilities
Grants Awarded
Campaign Drama, Classroom Lessons
Spellings Drums Up Support for NCLB on the West Coast
Charter Schools
Georgia
Alaska
Teacher Labor Abuses in China Chronicled
Say Something!
Minneapolis Contract Eases Seniority in Teacher Hiring
Early-Childhood Education
Sharper Focus on K-12 Expected After Shift at Carnegie
Embracing ‘Response to Intervention’
‘Education Justice’ Chief Named
Ohio Schools Spend Less Time, Money on Gifted Students
Nebraska
Rethinking the Way We Hold Schools Accountable
Missouri
Pennsylvania Board Approves New Exit Requirements
Single-Gender Education
Districts Discharge Unwanted Faculty Through ‘Buyouts’
Steroid-Testing Plans in Texas and Illinois Are Moving Forward
The Gifted Express, Now Leaving on Track 1
After-School Article Leads to ‘Story Behind the Story’
Washington
Latest Round in Utah Battle Goes to Unions
Colorado
Manipulating Data to Make Bad Results Look Good
Is School Success Transferable?
'Response to Intervention' Sparks Interest, Questions
Florida Approves Free, Web-Based Program for Struggling Readers
If the Topic Is Inequality, Why Speak of ‘Diversity’?
N.Y.C. to Experiment With Longer School Day and Summer Classes
Ed. Trust Examines State Funding Gaps
Holiday Parade Hits Home for New Orleans' King School
Delaware
Learn About Pros, Cons of Internet, Principals’ Group Urges Educators
Looming Budget Cuts Fuel California Fury
Child Poverty
Oklahoma City Panel Considers Dismissal of Superintendent
Coalition Wants Ed. Materials Available Online for Free
EPA to Advise on School Building Projects
Indiana
Alternative Certification: Room for Improvement
Iowa
South Carolina
Governors Face Political Hurdles in Seeking Power to Appoint Chiefs
State Role Lessens President’s Impact
West Virginia
Vermont
New Mexico
Broad Foundation to Spend $23 Million on L.A. Charter Schools
Arizona
Every Social Studies Lesson Is a Reading Lesson, Too
Court Backs Principal Who Barred Distribution of Religious Message
Kansas
Ohio official picked as Massachusetts education commissioner
Desert Rains Play Havoc With School Days in Dubai
Massive Funding Cuts to ‘Reading First’ Generate Worries for Struggling Schools
Accountability Systems Need Many Data Sources
Evaluating After-School Programs
Carnegie Selects Prominent Scholar as New President
Virginia
Grants Awarded
NAEP Governing Board Member Killed in Car Crash
Can Government Ever Judge Research Well?
NCLB Once Again a Legislative Target of Minnesota Critics
EPA Charged With Establishing School Building, Health Guidelines
Justices Examine Age Disparity in Retirement Systems
Assessment to Rate Principal Leadership to Be Field-Tested
Idaho
Evidence for Moving to K-8 Model Not Airtight
‘The Hurricane Messed a Lot of Us Up’
Can Changing the Discourse Change the School?
Court Ruling in NCLB Suit Fuels Fight Over Costs
Drive On to Improve Evaluation Systems for Teachers
New Funding Formula in N.J. Faces Hurdles
Rural Schools: Growing, Diverse, and ... Complicated
Tying Cash Awards to AP-Exam Scores Seen as Paying Off
Why Markets Are Important (And What They Could Do for Public Education)
Pennsylvania Lawmakers Eyeing Cost of School Finance Revamp
Guidance Given on Young and Disruptive
Bush Presses NCLB Renewal on His Terms
Digital Youths
Maine
UNESCO Report Calls for Ed. Tech. Training
Teacher Fellowships: Only a Partial Solution
An Open Letter to the Next President
California Governor Scales Back Schools Agenda
New York
Utah School Faces Unusual Challenge Under NCLB Law
Need for Proposed U.S. Public Service Academy Debated
For Dubai’s Foreign Workers, Private School Fills a Void
Were Data Used Selectively in Clearinghouse Essay?
D.C. Chancellor Gains Authority to Fire Central-Office Employees
School Nutrition Measure Is Dropped From Farm Bill
Retired Chicago Teachers Protest Pension Payments
Math Assessment for Puerto Rico
Where Is Education in the 2008 Election?
New Appointee Starts Job As Florida’s K-12 Chancellor
Boards: An ‘Outmoded Relic’ for Today’s Needs
Disabilities No Bar to Higher Classes, OCR Tells Schools
Evidence on Effect of Culture-Based Teaching Called Thin
Spellings Seeks to Cast Her Glow Over NCLB
How Cincinnati Turned Its Schools Around
Courts: Students Have No Rights on Witnesses
Corrections
Foreign-Language Learning
PISA Results Scoured for Secrets to Better Science Scores
Grade-Fixing Charges Hit Acclaimed School
Memphis District Reels From Operations Woes
ETS, N.J. Law Center Expand Advocacy Work
School Reform Models
Grants Awarded
Texas Pre-K Teachers' Program Yields Tepid Results, Study Says
Business, Conscience, and Teaching
D.C. Opportunity Scholarships
Teacher Advocate Dies
New Discipline Strategies Are Unlikely to Pay Off
Interim Chief Named in San Diego
Hispanic Views on Education
Let History Reign
Bush Scores Modest Victory on Ed. Budget
Bible-Based Science Education Degree Awaits Texas Higher Ed. Board Action
Child Poverty
Children’s Author to Promote Importance of Reading
Federal Study Tracks Public, Private Enrollment
Home-School Parent in High-Profile Seat
Film Depicts China, India Besting U.S. in Schooling
Court Revives NEA Suit Against NCLB
U.S. to Trim School Medicaid Payments After Freeze
States May See Fiscal Squeeze on Education
Supplement Coaching With Other Tools and Evaluation
'Highly Qualified' Principals
Grants Awarded
Bush Calls for NCLB Renewal, ‘Pell Grants for Kids’
Preschool Priorities
School Choice in Illinois
Teachers' Unions Take Own Path on Election
High School Sports
The Power of Progressive Thinking
Quality Counts Indicators Show Strategies That Work
Acting Director Promoted to Lead Federal Office for Indian Education
Child Nutrition and Health
Cincinnati Schools ‘Cannot Afford to Stop the Reform Train Now’
Corrections
Sparring Continues Over NCLB Legal Ruling
Rhode Island
New Hampshire
Oklahoma City Chief, Board Chairman Quit
Iowa Moves on Content Standards for Core Subjects
Some States Shift IEP Burden of Proof to School Districts
Attendance Effort May Use Parents
Tests of Tech Literacy Still Not Widespread Despite NCLB Goals
Private Schools Catering to Foreign Students in Dubai
N.Y.C. Schools Collecting Pupil Test Data on Teachers
Wisconsin
When Flexibility Means That ‘Majors’ Start in 1st Grade
Why Arts Education Matters
Business Assistance Aimed at Boosting Pre-K in Alabama
Mississippi
Foundation Aims to Further Jeb Bush’s Education Goals
Teachers Advised to ‘Get Real’ on Race
U.S. History Schools Recall Teacher’s ‘Shining Decade’
Kentucky
Building a Knowledge Base for Educational Leadership
Researchers Examine Importance of Learning From ‘Explaining’
Utah
South Dakota
‘Reading First’ Story Shows Limits of Using Isolated Data
Pointing the Way to College
Study: Milwaukee Voucher Students Have Diploma Edge
Arts Education Touted as Key to U.S. Innovation Agenda
We Do Little to Teach Emotional Management
Baltimore Schools to Pay Students for Gains on State Graduation Test
Head Start Group Decries Renewal’s ‘Broken Promises’
Justices Mulling Fewer Education Cases This Term
Hawaii
Maryland
Coalition Calls for Opening Access to Publicly Funded School Materials
Language-Learners and Culture-Based Teaching
State Highlights Reports
Non-Negotiable Items for Compensation Reform
Human Resources a Weak Spot
Data Yield Clues to Effectiveness
What High-Performing Organizations Can Teach Us
A Fundamental Redesign for a People-Driven Business
Sources and Notes
How We Graded The States
Teacher Salaries, Looking at Comparable Jobs
Working Conditions Trump Pay
Advancing Pay for Performance
Taking Teaching Quality Seriously
From Gaps to Gifts
Grading the States’ Outcomes, Policies
Data Systems: They’re Not Just About Students Anymore
About the State Policy Survey
Grading the States
Gauging the Quality of School Leadership
States Experiment With Pay for Performance
Flexibility and Dynamic Personnel Are Crucial to Meeting High Goals
Coverage of Quality Counts 2008
Calif. Educators Reeling From Schwarzenegger's Proposed Cuts