States Without Waivers No Longer Must Withhold Money for Tutoring, Choice

States without waivers from the No Child Left Behind Act can come up with an alternative plan to support students in schools that have missed achievement targets.


Jeb Bush and Education: Five Facts to Know Before the New Hampshire Primary

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, running for the GOP presidential nomination, has helped set the national K-12 agenda—and generated plenty of controversy in the process.


White House to Seek Nearly $6 Billion for Youth Employment, Job Training

In its budget request coming out next week, the Obama administration wants new money to bolster job opportunities for young people, including high school students.


Ed. Dept. Kicks Off Process for Writing Every Student Succeeds Act Rules

The department wants nominations for a "negotiated rulemaking" committee, according to a notice slated to be published in the Federal Register Thursday.


John Kasich and Education: Five Facts to Know Before the New Hampshire Primary

Ohio Gov. John Kasich, a GOP presidential hopeful, is a budget hawk who actually boosted education funding and still supports the Common Core State Standards.


NEA, AFT Presidents: Hillary Clinton Can Make Things Happen

Teachers' union leaders who put muscle and money behind Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton say they're not disheartened with her photo finish in the Iowa caucuses.


Education Official on Congressional Hot Seat Over Financial Allegations

Danny Harris, the Education Department's chief information officer, has been counseled by the department about his actions, but isn't expected to receive further punishment.


Ed. Dept. Gives States Guidance On How to Pare Back, Improve Tests

The guidance includes ideas like ensuring tests are of high-quality and worth taking, and makes clear states and districts can use federal funds to support some of that work.


Donald Trump and Education: Five Facts to Know Before the Iowa Caucuses

From the common core to gun-free school zones, developer and GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump has made his views pretty clear about a few hot-button K-12 issues.


White House Announces 'Computer Science for All' Initiative

Today, the White House announced what it's calling an "ambitious, all-hands-on deck" initiative to get every student in the United States coding.


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