Unions and civil rights groups are seeking to influence the legislative process in advance of Senate committee consideration of a bill to rewrite the No Child Left Behind Act.
Among other things, sources say the version now being negotiated would not make Title I dollars for low-income students portable, and would maintain the current annual testing schedule.
It's official! Every single state that currently has a waiver from the No Child Left Behind Act has filed for a renewal, or is about to.
Opposition to the federal role in education didn't suddenly spring up when the Obama administration hugged the Common Core State standards a little too tightly
Kentucky, Minnesota, North Carolina, New Mexico, and Virginia will get to keep their waivers for another four years, through 2018-19, or beyond the end of the Obama administration.
The first batch of NCLB waiver states to file renewal applications are generally seeking modest changes, as opposed to big revisions.
Say "Aloha" to the U.S. Department of Education's new deputy assistant secretary for policy and programs in the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, Ronn Nozoe, who is currently Hawaii's deputy superintendent.
Development grants are the smallest of the Education Department's three i3 categories and are aimed at promising ideas, as opposed to programs with a lot of backup research.
Among other things, the bill would extend the Secure Rural School Act, which provides hundreds of millions of dollars to rural counties to provide consistent support for more than 4,400 schools located near national forest areas.
Senators plan to offer amendments on a range of education policies, including the Common Core State Standards, charter schools, and student loans, to name a few.