Election 2007

Follow Education Week's print and online-only coverage of the 2007 state election campaigns to see where the major candidates stand on education.

Kentucky, Virginia, Mississippi, and New Jersey are among the states that could be affected.
November 14, 2007 – Education Week

Mayor Bart Peterson will be handing over the reins of the city and its 16 charter schools to a Republican political neophyte.
November 14, 2007 – Education Week

The defeat of what would have been the nation’s first universal-voucher program highlights again the political vulnerability of such controversial school choice measures.
November 14, 2007 – Education Week

Voters in Houston narrowly approved an $805 million bond issue last week that will pay for building 24 new schools, renovating 134 others, and upgrading safety and security in all schools.
November 14, 2007 – Education Week

After a multimillion-dollar political campaign that pitted teachers’ unions nationally against school choice advocates, Utah voters yesterday voted overwhelmingly to repeal the nation’s first universal voucher law.
November 7, 2007 – Education Week (Web)

Voters will decide some notable education- and child-related questions when they go to the polls next month.
October 31, 2007 – Education Week

Kentucky and Mississippi also will select their governors in the 2007 electoral season.
October 31, 2007 – Education Week

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In Perspective
A Choice Showdown
In a conservative state, where the public schools remain popular, an ambitious new voucher program faces a fierce ballot challenge.
October 24, 2007 – Education Week

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