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Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker gives a thumbs-up after speaking at his campaign victory party on Nov. 4 in West Allis, Wis. Walker defeated Democratic gubernatorial challenger Mary Burke.
—Morry Gash/AP

States' K-12 Policies in Play in Wake of GOP Surge

School choice programs and efforts to overhaul education funding systems could get a boost from the wave of new and re-elected Republican governors and state lawmakers. (November 7, 2014)

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02/05 05:04 pm | Parents at Struggling L.A. School Invoke Parent-Trigger Law for Second Time | Parents at 20th Street Elementary dropped a parent-trigger initiative in June after reaching an agreement with the Los Angeles Unified School District, but now say LAUSD ...

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Though testing mandates remain under ESSA, those aiming to rein in assessments say the new law's flexibility for states may work to their advantage.
January 14, 2016 - Education Week
The House of Representatives would let states' Title I aid follow disadvantaged students to the public schools of their choice, but the portability rule doesn't go far enough for some.
October 27, 2015 - Education Week
The latest opinions polls from PDK/Gallup and Education Next gauge public sentiment on a range of heated education issues, including common-core standards, standardized testing, and school choice.
August 23, 2015 - Education Week
School choice offers educators opportunities to innovate and lead in the classroom and beyond, argues former teachers' union president Doug Tuthill.
August 4, 2015 - Education Week
Many state legislatures notched incremental steps in expanding the scope and budgets for publicly funded early-care and -education programs.
July 7, 2015 - Education Week
A broad new law will give parents near-total control over how state education dollars are spent on their children, through education savings accounts.
June 9, 2015 - Education Week
June 8, 2015 - Education Week
June 1, 2015 - Education Week
Efforts to professionalize charter school boards and raise the caliber of people who serve on them are catching on.
May 29, 2015 - Education Week

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