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Joy Resmovits

Kansas School Funding Ruling May Affect Classrooms Around The Country

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 03.07.2014 | Politics

The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday ruled the state's funding of public schools to be unconstitutional, a declaration likely to have effects beyond the...

New Mexico Receives Waiver From No Child Left Behind

AP | By BARRY MASSEY | Posted 02.16.2012 | Education

SANTA FE, N.M. -- New Mexico is becoming the latest state to free itself from an unpopular federal system of rating public schools. President Barack ...

Florida Offers Look At Problems With No Child Left Behind

AP | By CHRISTINE ARMARIO | Posted 02.10.2012 | Education

MIAMI -- By almost any measure, Norma Butler Bossard Elementary is a top performing school in Miami: It has consistently been rated an `A' by the stat...

John Celock

GOP Lawmakers Pass Shocking Law

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

The Tea Party dominated New Hampshire Legislature on Wednesday overrode the governor's veto to enact a new law allowing parents to object to any part ...

Sunday Schools: After Bronx Household of Faith v. Board

David Bloomfield | Posted 02.07.2012 | Education
David Bloomfield

By refusing the church's latest appeal in Bronx Household of Faith v. NYC Board of Education, the U.S. Supreme Court gave a green light to the DOE's controversial ban on renting schools for religious services.

In First Round, 11 States Look To Dump No Child Left Behind

Posted 01.15.2012 | Education

The U.S. Department of Education announced Tuesday that 11 states have formally submitted requests for waivers from key provisions of No Child Left Be...

Bipartisan Rewrite Of Contentious Bush-Era Law Sparks Debate

AP | KIMBERLY HEFLING | Posted 01.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — In a divided Washington, there's widespread agreement that the sweeping No Child Left Behind education law needs fixing. But findin...

Joy Resmovits

New Laws That Begin, Expand Programs That Use Public Money For Private Schooling Attract Lawsuits, Investigations

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 08.24.2011 | Education

Cindra Barnard loves her district's public schools. That's why she's fighting the school board. Barnard is a resident of Douglas County, Colo., whe...