Key education bills face legislative deadline

(Calif.) Bills that would increase funding for school transportation, career-technical education and implementation of new academic standards are among the many proposals facing scrutiny this week in advance of a key legislative deadline.

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District rethinks hiring temp agency to cover substitutes

(Iowa) An Iowa school district is reconsidering a move to give a private employment agency control over substitute teacher hiring after the proposal hit a wall of protest earlier this month.

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