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Here are summaries of recent annual addresses by governors around the country.
February 9, 2016 - Education Week
States hungry for teachers weigh a menu of policies aimed at recruiting and retaining educators, among them pay raises, revamped evaluation systems, and bonuses.
February 9, 2016 - Education Week
As the U.S. Department of Education prepares to craft regulations putting the Every Student Succeeds Act into effect, advocates and policymakers offer differing visions for the path forward.
February 8, 2016 - Education Week
A Flint, Mich., teacher weighs in on how the city's water crisis has damaged more than students' health.
February 8, 2016 - Education Week
The Education Department's chief information officer collapsed after undergoing grueling questioning from lawmakers about his work on side businesses with subordinates, failure to pay taxes on his profits and award of a government contract to a friend's company.
February 3, 2016 - AP
Cami Anderson, former K-12 superintendent, writes that charters schools are not a "silver bullet" and suggests a mixed-market alternative.
January 26, 2016 - Education Week
School turnaround plans that replicate unsuccessful state-takeover models are a disservice to students, argue Kent McGuire and three researchers.
January 26, 2016 - Education Week
A legislative panel wants the state to do more frequent audits of local districts, consolidate services, and dictate what efforts should be funded to improve student learning.
January 26, 2016 - Education Week
Despite the rise of the testing opt-out movement, states are still on the hook to assure that 95 percent of eligible students take state exams in English/language arts and math.
January 26, 2016 - Education Week
In the first few weeks of his tenure, acting U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. has made it clear he'll keep up the rhetorical drumbeat on educational equity.
January 26, 2016 - Education Week

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