Communities selected for StriveTogether have demonstrated a commitment to ensuring kids have a strong start in life.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Major storm systems disrupt California and Northeast; Austin’s busy 9-1-1 call center; St. Paul mayor’s inaugural ball funding gap; Vermont’s ‘regressive’ DMV compliance; and Indiana’s new IoT hub.
It’s highly likely that whatever Apple announces will be focused on education.
States across the country are responding to high-profile school shootings and rising teen suicide rates by creating tip lines modeled on Colorado’s.
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Much of the information on the Education Department’s website is either outdated or inconsistent with state data.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Denver mayor’s video apology; Utah lawmaker proposes ‘safe on red’ bill; New Mexico’s rape-kit backlog; and turning biogas into energy in Kansas.
The president at one point had a tense exchange with Washington Gov. Jay Inslee over the issue. Mental health and background checks also came up during the discussion.
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Gov. John Bel Edwards has had to consider suspending classes at state colleges. He thinks the millions going to coaches could be better spent.
The free tuition push hasn’t produced an economic bonanza for any of the pioneering cities—at least not yet — and some states have struggled to come up with the money to keep their end of the bargain.
It’s the latest way the Bay State has assisted the U.S. territories in the wake of the destruction brought by hurricanes Irma and Maria.
Public officials and business leaders worry about a demographic implosion and lagging educational achievements that put the state’s economy at risk.
The new law effectively institutionalizes censorship, with broad criteria like “not suited to student needs.”
In Louisiana, public universities will be prohibited from asking about criminal history on admission applications.
Angry responses percolated over the Memorial Day weekend and erupted Tuesday in public protest.
Wyoming is the latest state to cut spending for K-12 schools.
Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: Missouri's governor plans big higher ed cuts; Wisconsin city struggles with state limits on revenue; and more state legislative updates.
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