A new law underscores the president’s hope to “develop the workforce” in the nation’s “booming economy.” 1st major ed bill signed.
A new law in IL will make tampons and pads available to 6th through 12th graders in the bathrooms of their schools. Good idea!
IL schools will have to teach cursive writing by the time students finish 5th grade. Gov Rauner called the new law an unfunded mandate.
Overriding a veto, the IL General Assembly moved to protect the rights of students who borrow money for college.
The Calif. legislature had an opportunity to do something good for kids. They failed. Once again, it’s a fight for local control vs. science.
Opioid abuse has hit high schools, so educators in many states, incl. Maryland, stock schools with an emergency overdose antidote drug.
Students who get scholarships that they have worked hard to achieve face the very real possibility that the financial aid they receive will be cut.
Violence distracts our national focus away from more important matters, like a bill now in the US House that will voucher-ize the nation’s schools.
A Md. bill would make 2 current state-mandated school holidays optional, making it a little easier for schools to start after Labor Day.
Maryland’s governor would like to relax some charter school regs and create a separate state authority that could overrule certain local board decisions.