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Florida Gov. Charlie Crist last week signed into law a bill expanding the state’s private-school-voucher program for low-income students.
April 28, 2010 – Education Week
The Alabama legislature reached a compromise last week aimed at shoring up the state’s prepaid-college-tuition plan and keeping the state’s promise to pay tuition for 44,000 students.
April 28, 2010 – Education Week
Graduating from high school in Florida just got more challenging, thanks to legislation Gov. Charlie Crist signed into law last week.
April 28, 2010 – Education Week
A Mississippi teenager who challenged her school district's ban on same-sex prom dates is suing the district, claiming she suffered public humiliation because of its actions.
April 28, 2010 – Education Week
A bill that would allow Georgia’s governor to oust misbehaving district school board members was on its way to becoming law last week.
April 28, 2010 – Education Week
Regardless of the degree of influence Texas wields on texts nationally, recent state laws on digital materials could force change.
April 28, 2010 | Updated: February 21, 2019 – Education Week
Hostility between Gov. Chris Christie and the union claims its first casualty with the defeat of hundreds of local school budgets.
April 28, 2010 | Updated: February 21, 2019 – Education Week
In what is believed to be a first-of-its-kind arrangement, four foundations have committed nearly $65 million for performance pay.
April 21, 2010 – Education Week

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