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Senate Education Committee Chair Arnie Roblan (D-Coos Bay) and Vice-Chair Tim Knopp (R-Bend) introduced three bills Tuesday that they say target strategic investment in K-12 education. The bills fund...
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2015/03/03 20:21
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Top conservatives clamoring for “school choice” voucher plans in the Texas Legislature are offering other priorities that are less hot-button but still may spark bitter floor fights. Lt. Gov. Dan...
2015/03/03 19:59
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A state House subcommittee is taking up another bill which proposes sacking South Carolina State University's leadership on the same day a similar bill goes up for debate in the Senate. H. 3663 is...
2015/03/03 18:36
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JACKSON – Current seniors in Mississippi public schools could be the first in decades to graduate without passing an exit exam. State Superintendent Carey Wright announced Tuesday before the Senate...
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A Senate committee has defeated a proposal that would void a High School Activities Association policy on transgender student participation in sports. The Senate Education Committee on Tuesday voted...
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Hutchinson: Ex-senator to head Arkansas Education Department Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Monday he wants a former state senator to head the Arkansas Education Department, but his selection will be able...
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The 2015 Legislative Session officially gets underway at noon Tuesday. Lawmakers will take part in a gaveling in ceremony before getting to work inside the Alabama Statehouse. There will be big...
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On Monday, the Senate Education Committee listened to comments from a half-dozen citizens and education officials concerning House Bill 2934. Sen. Dave Sypolt, R-Kingwood, who chairs the Education...
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Senate Bill 14 passed 18-16 along party lines Monday evening. Earlier in the evening an amendment cleaning up some of the language and technical issues passed via a voice vote, with some Democrats...
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According to Bentley, his plan is all about closing in a $700 million shortfall in the State's General Fund budget. To do that, more taxes are in the horizon.The Governor said the new taxes are needed...
2015/03/03 09:57
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Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Monday submitted the name of former Sen. Johnny Key as his choice for the job of state education commissioner, overseeing the state's 237 school districts and 18 charter school...
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The Arkansas House sent legislation to the Senate on Monday that would require public universities and colleges to allow staff members with concealed-handgun permits to carry firearms on campus. The...
2015/03/03 06:22
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Senate Bill 14 passed 18-16 along party lines Monday evening. Earlier in the evening an amendment cleaning up some of the language and technical issues passed via a voice vote, with some Democrats...
2015/03/03 05:06
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NASHVILLE -- State Education Commissioner Candice McQueen announced on Monday the creation of a state task force on student testing and assessment to study and identify "best practices" in...
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Gov. Bobby Jindal’s proposed budget would force layoffs of about 100 of the state Department of Education’s roughly 300 employees, state Superintendent of Education John White said Monday. White said...
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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - All 20 Texas Senate Republicans sent a letter Monday to President Barack Obama demanding more flexibility for their state to administer Medicaid - but also vowing that, without...
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LITTLE ROCK (KFSM) – Gov. Asa Hutchinson has selected former state Sen. Johnny Key to be state Commissioner of Education, according to a news release on Monday (March 2). In that role, Key, a...
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Governor announces his choice for Education CommissionerPosted: Monday, March 2, 2015 4:59 PM ESTUpdated: Monday, March 2, 2015 4:59 PM EST LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Gov. Asa Hutchinson wants a former...
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SALT LAKE CITY — School counselors are trained to help students graduate from high school. But Utah lawmakers are hoping to better equip school counselors with the knowledge and skills necessary to...
2015/03/02 17:39
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Gov. Bobby Jindal’s proposed budget would force layoffs of about 100 of the state Department of Education’s roughly 300 workers, state Superintendent of Education John White said Monday...
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