STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | N.Y. Gov. Cuomo heads into deteriorating tunnel … San Francisco accounting errors … and ACLU sues judge over countywide homeless camp ban.
Looking at indicators of the economy, health and human capital across 19 states in the middle of America.
There are more college-educated Americans than jobs requiring that level of education, according to the Urban Institute.
Govs. John Hickenlooper and John Kasich appeared together at an event focused on “forgotten Americans.”
There's widespread confusion over which programs are reimbursable, according to the federal Government Accountability Office.
Evidence suggests that civilians would be unlikely to effectively counter-attack an active shooter, according to a review of studies on violent attacks for the Rockefeller Institute of Government.
New research shows public educators face a growing “compensation penalty.”
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Tropical Storm Gordon moves onshore … Chicago mayor’s big re-election news … a big test for Denver’s new wireless alert … and Maine files Medicaid expansion plan.
The decision was sparked by rising rates of sexually transmitted infections in the county.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Another real-life test for quake early-warning tech … Vermont leaders see a hotspot for blockchain … and a not-so-secret “secret” DMV in N.C.
Congress has repeatedly made clear its position against doing so, but new reports say Trump’s Education Department is considering allowing states to use grants to purchase firearms for school districts.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | San Francisco mayor’s surprise inspections … Oklahoma’s emergency certifications … and St. Paul vs. emerald ash borers.
Many states have come up with tools to help college students find out information about future earnings and debt, but they often rely on partial data that can limit their usefulness.
One in 10 Airbnb hosts in the U.S. is a teacher, a new report shows.
A federal appeals court ruled that the Chino Valley Unified School District's prayer policy violated the First Amendment.
More states are moving toward mandating financial literacy classes.
“What we’re seeing is an influx of state policymakers starting to wrap their arms around the fact that learning doesn’t start in kindergarten,” said Bruce Atchison of the Education Commission of the States.
The KIDS Count Data Book, an annual release, analyzes child well-being in each states based on 16 indicators in four categories.
David Couch, chief information officer for the Kentucky Department of Education, discusses student data privacy, the biggest threats to his state's system and cutting down on the information that school districts collect.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | A low-profile, but very dangerous Wash. volcano ... Nev. county will vote on brothels … Pa.’s major Lyme disease risk … and an Ohio rural broadband bill.
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