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Education spending, school choice to top Nevada Legislature

Feb. 02, 2023 22:39 PM EST

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — With a historic budget surplus and schools strapped for resources, Nevada’s biennial legislative session will feature proposals for unprecedented spending on public education and school choice measures. The stakes are high as Nevada looks to craft a...

Lawmaker proposes allowing armed teachers in Maine schools

Feb. 02, 2023 10:10 AM EST

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Republican lawmakers said it's time to beef up security in Maine schools, either with armed security officers or by allowing teachers to be armed. A bill sponsored by Rep. Steven Foster, R-Dexter, would allow a school employee who completes a certification to...

W.Va. leadership discusses taxes, education ahead of session

Jan. 06, 2023 17:53 PM EST

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Public education, health insurance for government employees and restructuring the ailing Department of Health and Human Resources will be key priorities for West Virginia lawmakers during the new legislative session beginning next week. Also, tax cuts, if...

NH lawsuit targets voucher-like program used by 3K students

Dec. 10, 2022 11:02 AM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The leader of one of New Hampshire’s teachers’ unions is suing to stop public dollars from being spent to fund private schools through the Education Freedom Account program. The lawsuit in Merrimack County Superior Court this week seeks an injunction to...