The platform states that "we encourage the parents and educators who are implementing alternatives to Common Core, and congratulate the States who have successfully repealed it."
Like the National Education Association, the AFT endorsed Clinton early, generating some criticism from some members.
The National Education Association throws a reception for Republican lawmakers who helped pass one of the union's top legislative priorities in decades, the Every Student Succeeds Act.
The head of the Senate education committee, who is attending the Republican National Convention, says he thinks that Donald Trump would champion local control of schools and fewer regulations.
We caught up with Kathryn Gardner, a guest of a convention delegate, as she waited to board a bus for the Republican National Convention in downtown Cleveland. Here are a few thoughts she had on what Donald Trump would mean for education, common core, and more.
The funding rule in question deals with the ESSA requirement that federal funding supplement, and not supplant, state and local funding.
The list of speakers includes some folks with a background on K-12 policy, like Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin, and Chris Christie of New Jersey.
Dive into the presumptive Democratic and Republican presidential nominees' statements and positions on a range of issues, from school choice to school safety, through Education Week's online guide.
Indiana's Republican Gov. Mike Pence helped expand funding for charter schools, lift a cap on school vouchers, and make Indiana the first state to ditch the common core.
Critiques from Congress and members of the education community of proposed accountability rules under the Every Student Succeeds Act continue to crop up.