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Commissioner wish list
October 1, 2015
State board sets long wish list for new commissioner
Want to be Colorado commissioner of education? You’d better have a darned good resume.
August 12, 2015
Retooled State Board starts off in businesslike fashion
Back from its July break, the State Board of Education elected a new chair, welcomed a new member, paid tribute to an old one and held its smoothest meeting in months.
Into the fray
August 11, 2015
Rankin joining State Board “without preconceptions”
New State Board of Education member Joyce Rankin said she'll have an "open mind" when asked how she’ll approach serving on a body that’s had its share of bumps over the last several months.
SBE back to full strength
August 8, 2015
Republican Joyce Rankin named to State Board of Education
Joyce Rankin, a former teacher and principal from Carbondale, Saturday was selected to fill the vacant 3rd District seat on the State Board of Education.
August 6, 2015
State Board selects commissioner search firm
The State Board of Education has selected Ray & Associates, an Iowa-based company, to conduct the search for candidates to be commissioner of education.
July 24, 2015
Ritz's education department faces questions about transparency
The Indiana Department of Education has seen three public access complaints or inquiries filed with the state's public access counselor in the past year
July 21, 2015
Shelby County Schools could exclude late test scores from student grades
Local education officials soon could take advantage of a new state law that allows them to exclude students' scores from their final grades in certain situations.
July 16, 2015
Municipal superintendents cite challenges, benefits of split from Shelby County Schools
Superintendents give sunny update a year after breaking off from the state's largest school district, but challenges in funding and facilities remain.
July 15, 2015
Tennessee legislators want more state control under No Child Left Behind rewrite
Lawmakers kick off a two-day study session on K-12 schools in Tennessee, looking first at how a proposed revision of a federal education law would impact state schools.
Keeping kids safe
July 14, 2015
School safety panel ramps up for summer of study
A panel of legislators and experts Tuesday started to get up to speed on one of the touchiest issues of the 2015 legislative session – school security.
No free lunch
July 13, 2015
Study: Pension system shift could be costly in more ways than one
Converting the current pension plan for teachers and state worker to a defined contribution system could cost up to $15.9 billion over four decades, a new report says.
July 13, 2015
The basics of Mike Pence on education: A battle for control
As governor, Mike Pence has pushed for career and technical education, school choice, tougher school accountability and changes to standards and tests.
July 6, 2015
Two Tennessee teachers receive Presidential Award
A Memphis science teacher and a Montgomery County math teacher receive the 2015 Presidential Award for excellence in their craft.
A full slate
July 2, 2015
Nine Republicans vying for State Board vacancy
Nine candidates have applied for the 3rd District vacancy on the State Board of Education created when board chair Marcia Neal announced her resignation.
State Board changes
June 25, 2015
Republican candidates lining up for State Board vacancy
At least half a dozen people are interested in the State Board of Education seat being vacated by Republican Marcia Neal of Grand Junction.
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