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Stories with subject: Education policy
  • Judge dismisses lawsuit against Nevada school choice program 
    Updated: May-18-16 8:39 pm

    LAS VEGAS - A Las Vegas judge dismissed claims that Nevada's sweeping new school choice program violated the state constitution by releasing public funds to religious schools, although the voucher-style program remains on hold over different concerns raised in a separate lawsuit.

  • Montana officials defend stand in School Choice battle 
    Updated: May-13-16 11:30 am

    HELENA, Montana - The Montana Department of Revenue defended its exclusion of religious schools in the state's School Choice program, saying that it was on sound legal footing in denying tax credits for donations to private scholarship funds later used at faith-based schools.

  • North Carolina editorial roundup 
    Updated: May-11-16 4:59 pm

    Recent editorials from North Carolina newspapers:

  • Texas' attorney general rebukes Fort Worth bathroom policy 
    Updated: May-10-16 5:40 pm

    FORT WORTH, Texas - Texas' attorney general says Fort Worth schools may be violating state education law with new restroom guidelines for transgender students.

  • Missouri lawmakers undo veto to enact school funding measure 
    Updated: May-05-16 6:12 pm

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - The day after Gov. Jay Nixon vetoed a measure that would allow Missouri to spend less money but still meet the target for fully funding K-12 public schools, the state House quickly took the final vote needed to override him Thursday, making the bill a law.

  • Kansas chancellor vetoes fees for multicultural student body 
    Updated: May-05-16 2:21 pm

    LAWRENCE, Kansas - The future of a proposed multicultural student government at the University of Kansas is in doubt after Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little vetoed a proposed student fee meant for it.

  • Education officials urged to protect transgender students 
    Updated: May-05-16 9:40 am

    HONOLULU - Transgender community leaders and supporters are calling on Hawaii education officials to implement policies and training for staff to help ensure the safety and fair treatment of transgender students.

  • Lincoln school district amends controversial issues policy 
    Updated: Apr-27-16 12:05 pm

    LINCOLN, Nebraska - The Lincoln Board of Education has updated its policy on handling controversial issues, saying that the purpose of having conversations on such topics is to develop critical thinkers.