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Accountability, governance, common standards, and funding are among the top issues in the tight races for governor and state schools superintendent in Georgia.
September 29, 2014 - Education Week
A Florida judge on Wednesday threw out a lawsuit aimed at blocking a significant expansion of the state's main private school voucher program.
September 25, 2014 - AP
Aftershocks continue from the 1989 meeting in Charlottesville, Va., where the White House and the nation's governors took an aggressive turn toward standards-based accountability in public education.
September 23, 2014 - Education Week
If federal officials would dedicate one penny of every dollar spent on K-12 learning to education research, the payback would be enormous, Robert Balfanz writes.
September 23, 2014 - Education Week
September 23, 2014 - Education Week
Congress appears ready to make a pair of education-related bills among the first bound for the president's desk in its upcoming lame-duck session.
September 22, 2014 - Education Week
We need to change the system so that some in K-12 can truly innovate, while others stick to tradition but improve incrementally, Ted Kolderie says.
September 22, 2014 - Education Week
The controversial standards share the stage with school finance in the campaign for Arizona's top state schools job, creating some unlikely alliances for this year's election.
September 22, 2014 - Education Week
While pre-K is a top priority for many policymakers nationwide, kindergarten remains a patchwork of district programs driven by varying state requirements.
September 16, 2014 - Education Week
Madison County, Wis., school officials face allegations that two recent contracts violate the state's controversial law that restricts public employees' bargaining rights.
September 16, 2014 - Education Week

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