Republicans privately negotiated a series of last-minute changes to the Wisconsin budget Tuesday designed to smooth its passage, including removing a cap on a popular tax credit program for disabled veterans and delaying the loosening of requirements for high-capacity wells.
In the weeks before the Supreme Court ruled on the constitutionality of Obamacare, the country trembled with anticipation.
States can ask for another year before using student test results to decide whether to keep or fire teachers, Education Secretary Arne Duncan told school chiefs on Tuesday.
A Labor Department lawyer, charged with sexually assaulting his co-worker in her Northwest Washington home, was found dead Tuesday in his D.C. jail cell, officials said.
On Monday, "Milwaukee Succeeds" said one of its goals is to increase third grade reading proficiency, from 15 to 38 percent.
Students began attending summer school at 37 of Guam's public schools yesterday, kicking off five weeks of the summer program for elementary and middle schools, and six weeks for high schools.
As the Legislature prepares to begin debating the two year state budget, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Evers is asking members to consider changes to the proposal.
Don't let your children be victims of "summer learning loss." Summer break can be a time for continued education.
The United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md. The U.S. Naval Academy is investigating allegations that three members of its football team sexually assaulted a female midshipman at an off-campus house last year.
Minority Democrats asked moderate Republicans Monday to march with them instead of the GOP leadership, in voting on the proposed state budget for the next two years.
New Jersey's Education Department is considering requiring prospective teachers to achieve at least a B average in college before they can get state certification.
"It's not the length of life, but the depth of life," essayist and poet Ralph Waldo Emerson was fond of saying.
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam began the year by dismissing what he called misguided predictions that the new Republican supermajority in state government would devolve into infighting.
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I don't have children, so my opinions on education are, shall we say, academic. But our opponents have made public education such an acrimonious issue that I think it's important to push back on their attacks.
Moderate Republican state senators are seeking major changes to the Wisconsin state budget, including undoing a statewide expansion of private school vouchers and accepting a federally funded Medicaid expansion.