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Without federal government pressure, states and school districts will do little to address inequity, writes former L.A. mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.
July 30, 2015 - Education Week
A handful of chief state school officers are bringing their years of experience and policy perspective to the superintendency of local school districts.
July 30, 2015 - Education Week
The state is bracing for a rapid expansion in the number of children using tax dollars for private schools, after the program was declared constitutional by the North Carolina Supreme Court.
July 28, 2015 - McClatchy-Tribune
More than 80 percent of proposed school bond measures — about $110 billion — have passed in California since 2001 after Proposition 39 reduced the voter threshold required for approval, according to a new report from the California Policy Center.
July 27, 2015 - McClatchy-Tribune
In November, the U.S. Department of Education will release a mapping tool that provides a first-time look at school attendance boundaries for most public schools in the country.
July 27, 2015 - Education Week
Even though Florida got unprecedented federal flexibility when it comes to English-learners and accountability, a handful of other states have yet to see their requests approved.
July 20, 2015 - Education Week
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, Louisiana Gov. Bobbie Jindal, and real estate developer Donald Trump are now in the running, each with their own views on education issues.
July 7, 2015 - Education Week
With most legislative sessions complete, the scorecard shows that many states are focused on rebuilding K-12 funding and grappling with the thorny issue of student assessments.
July 7, 2015 - Education Week
Efforts to close the achievement gap ignore many advantages of privilege, writes former Massachusetts secretary of education Paul Reville.
July 7, 2015 - Education Week
Despite a veto threat from the president, Republicans in both chambers of Congress are pushing measures that would cut billions of dollars from the department and eliminate a slew of programs.
July 7, 2015 - Education Week

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