The administration is planning to create a $20 million pilot program that would allow high schoolers to use Pell grants to pay for college courses.
It's hard to imagine that Washington State—which is back under NCLB and not loving it—isn't feeling a little sore these days.
Any educational resources created with federal grants would have to be openly licensed under a proposed regulation.
Some of the biggest achievement gaps are found in schools that are performing well otherwise, a CAP analysis finds.
The only education issue that merited a question from the CNBC moderators was about student loan debt, but online learning and career and technical learning also got brief mentions.
In theory at least, the deal could create more time for GOP Rep. Paul Ryan, the presumptive next House speaker, to focus on other legislation, including ESEA reauthorization.
Do higher graduation rates mean that the Obama administration's K-12 policies when it comes to school turnarounds and accountability are on the right track, as U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan has claimed?
"Everybody has had a hand in what our current testing system looks like—this situation was not created by just one entity," said Michael Casserly, the executive director of the Council of the Great City Schools.
Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan is poised to become the next Speaker of the House of Representatives. What does his record indicate what he could do regarding education policy?
The U.S. Department of Education has released some general principles for states and districts to help them figure out how to cut back on assessments and ensure that they're used to drive instruction.