Education Funding Text Process Referred to Board
After the discovery of errors in two history textbooks set off a controversy, Virginia lawmakers debated a measure that would have revised adoption procedures, but decided to refer the question to the state board of education, which has authority over textbook approval.
College & Workforce Readiness College Help for Immigrants Passes
Lawmakers in Maryland approved a hotly debated bill that allows undocumented immigrants to enroll in community colleges at in-state tuition rates if they can prove they attended state high schools for three years and their parents pay state taxes.
Teaching Arizona Law Puts Tight Rein on Ethnic Studies Classes
A ban on courses designed primarily for students of a particular ethnicity sparks controversy as the state copes with protests over a tough, new immigration law.
Budget & Finance Furloughs Bedevil Hawaii Lawmakers
| Hawaii | Faced with a $142.6 million hole in the education budget for the 2011 fiscal year, which prompted the state to declare 17 furlough days for both the current and upcoming school year, educators and officials in Hawaii are struggling to find solutions to restore the lost instructional time.
Teaching Profession Nebraska Approves Performance Pay, K-12 Funding Boost
Teacher performance pay may soon be coming to the Cornhusker State.
Education Tenure Rules Tightened as Md. Gears Up for Race to Top Bid
Teachers would have to put in three years, instead of two, to earn tenure, under recently passed legislation.