MADISON, Wis. — Spending on Wisconsin's private school voucher program increased about seven times as fast as aid to public schools since Gov. Scott Walker and Republicans took control of the Statehouse, based on new figures released Tuesday.
DES MOINES, Iowa — Iowa education officials are close to adopting new computerized exams for students in the state's 336 school districts, but critics question whether the new tests are worth the cost.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A new law in Indiana mandates public universities to inform students in an email or letter every year about how much they owe in students loans.
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — Saving for college tuition starts in the kitchen for a local teen who aspires to one day have her own bakery.
MILWAUKEE — Several parents are suing a private, military-style voucher school in Milwaukee, alleging their children were subjected to abuse and humiliating treatment when they attended a boot camp last fall.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon will veto a bill to revamp the state's system allowing students to transfer from failing schools, two Missouri lawmakers who took a lead in crafting the legislation said on Thursday.
LINCOLN, Neb. — Undergraduates at Nebraska's three state colleges will pay 9 percent more for tuition this coming school year under a proposal approved Thursday by the system's trustee board.
OMAHA, Neb. — A new private school in Omaha that won't charge families a dime for their children's education is wrapping up renovation work in preparation for its August opening.
INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Senate's top budget writer is sounding an alarm about a new provision included in the spending plan lawmakers passed this year that gives charter schools access to $50 million in low-interest state loans.
DAYTON, Ohio — Dayton is offering first-year teachers a $1,000 stipend if they'll teach in the school system and also live in the southwest Ohio city.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Nearly four dozen teachers in South Bend schools were overpaid this school year, but local officials aren't saying by how much.
ROCKFORD, Ill. — Graham Eichstaedt has been gaming his whole life but only recently ventured into the world of high school eSports and scholarship opportunities.
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