D.C. Voucher Program at Center of Fiscal Fight (Again)

The voucher program, which provides low-income students with up to $12,000 for use at private schools, is no stranger to testy funding battles.


Robert Gordon Leaves as Ed. Dept. Advisor; Amy McIntosh Steps Up

Amy McIntosh, who is currently the principal deputy assistant secretary in the Office of Planning, Evaluation, and Policy Development, will help fill his role.


Can an NCLB Rewrite Still Happen This Year?

House Republican leaders delayed a vote on rewriting the No Child Left Behind Act Friday. So is an NCLB update all-dead for the year, or only mostly dead?


House Leaders Officially Postpone Vote on NCLB Rewrite

It's possible that leaders will find the votes to pass the bill next week—but if they don't the bid to update the NCLB law this year could be in serious trouble.


Passage of GOP-Backed NCLB Rewrite Could Be Delayed, Amid Conservative Backlash

House leaders may hold off on a final vote on a Republican-backed bill to rewrite the No Child Left Behind law, amid pushback from powerful GOP lobbying groups


Despite Hiccups, House Nearing the Finish Line In NCLB Rewrite Debate

The chamber will reconvene again Friday morning to consider three additional amendments, including one that would wholesale replace the measure with a Democratic version, before holding a final vote on the entire bill.


Title I Portability for Private Schools to Get No Floor Vote in House NCLB Debate

The House rules committee will allow 44 of the 125 amendments filed to the GOP-backed rewrite of the No Child Left Behind Act to be debated Thursday.


White House Issues Veto Threat Against House GOP NCLB Rewrite

There was never a doubt that the administration was going to threaten to veto this bill. The big question is whether lawmakers in the Senate can produce a bipartisan product that can actually get some support from Obama.


Efforts to Make NCLB Rewrite More Conservative Could Snag Process

Republicans who don't think the House No Child Left Behind Act rewrite goes far enough in restoring education decisions to the states could gum up the works in floor debate.


How Would the House NCLB Rewrite Affect Funding for Minority Students?

Scratch beneath the surface of a White House analysis and it seems highly unlikely that the funding impact would be nearly as dire as the administration warns.


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