Campaigns and elections
A member of the council since 2015, Gym has taken vocal stands on everything from school staffing to student mental health.
In Decatur Township, the school board race was decided by one vote.
Expect no flurry of education bills as the GOP majority’s time runs out
The State Board of Education is growing from seven seats to nine seats. Find election results here.
Education advocate: ‘We’re thinking boldly now.’
Tuesday’s winners all aimed to continue the district’s ongoing reform efforts to address poor academic achievement and chronic absenteeism.
Before heading to Congress in 2019, U.S. Rep. Jesus “Chuy” Garcia forced former Mayor Rahm Emanuel into a runoff in 2015 with the backing of the Chicago Teachers Union.
Shapiro has also sided with plaintiffs challenging the state’s school funding system.
Voters approved about two-thirds of school district ballot measures in Colorado on Tuesday. The 27J school district scored a notable win with its mill levy override
The sweep in Tuesday’s election means Democrats will maintain a strong majority on the board
This election season saw several newcomer candidates challenge incumbents who had supported Indiana’s curriculum restrictions bill.
The four districts where the referendums failed have warned of various cuts if voters rejected them.
Advocates believe most school districts would participate and provide free school meals to all students.
See election results from HSE, Carmel, Noblesville and Westfield.
Hope Hampton wins seat on Indianapolis Public Schools board after getting major backing from political action committees.
Education was a key issue in Michigan governor’s election
Here are the latest results for the Detroit Public Schools Community District’s school board election.
Hochul has overseen significant developments in education, including boosting funding for schools and signing a bill that aims to limit class sizes in New York City schools.
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis made kindergarten and preschool key to his first term. How will he tackle the challenges ahead?
Though he offered few specifics, Lee said he plans to build on his education agenda of the last four years
Both candidates have received big donations from those who influence New York’s education world — helping to paint a clearer picture of who is hoping to have sway over school policy.
Education has featured prominently in Arizona, Michigan, and Wisconsin, three battleground states with tight races for governor.
In Carmel and elsewhere, conservative candidates are running on slates around so-called parental rights.
Former Detroit school board president Iris Taylor’s campaign has raised the second-largest amount.
Some advocacy groups downplay the role of big campaign spending, but others see a chilling effect.
Did Dixon say kids can’t get COVID? Are children failing reading under Whitmer’s watch? As Election Day approaches, Chalkbeat looks into the candidates’ claims about each other.
The 2022 election will determine which party controls Colorado’s State Board of Education and who decides critical education issues.
Some candidates motivated to run by the unsuccessful curriculum bill worry it will make a comeback next year.