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Teachers would have to put in three years, instead of two, to earn tenure, under recently passed legislation.
April 21, 2010 – Education Week
A major revenue shortfall forced Idaho lawmakers to cut K-12 education programs by 7.5 percent.
April 21, 2010 – Education Week
Despite difficult budget circumstances, Iowa lawmakers were able to provide a modest boost for education programs, including community colleges and early-childhood education.
April 21, 2010 – Education Week
Teacher performance pay may soon be coming to the Cornhusker State.
April 21, 2010 – Education Week
States and school districts will be under intense pressure to make dramatic—and rapid—changes at their lowest-performing schools.
April 21, 2010 – Education Week
Nearly 2,500 districts, schools, and nonprofits say they plan to vie for innovation grants to target education's most vexing problems.
April 21, 2010 – Education Week
The National Governors Association is undertaking an effort with Kansas, Louisiana, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Washington state to help develop high-quality early childhood education systems.
April 21, 2010 – Education Week
Gulf Coast students who have remained in Texas public schools since fleeing Hurricane Katrina in 2005 have made steady academic gains and now surpass some of their Texas peers, according to a study.
April 21, 2010 – Education Week
Hundreds of New York City teachers who are paid full salaries to do nothing while they await disciplinary hearings will be released from the city's "rubber rooms" this fall.
April 21, 2010 – Education Week
States can halve their assessment costs by tilting more toward essay questions and performance tasks than the multiple-choice-heavy approaches now used in most states, a new analysis says.
April 21, 2010 – Education Week

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