Rep. John Kline, R-Minn., plans to forego hearings on reauthorization and use the bill he ushered through the House in the 113th Congress as the starting point for the legislative process.
A draft of the Obama administration's "Student Digital Privacy and Innovation Act" would prohibit companies from targeting advertising to students and selling data about them, but appears to leave other issues unaddressed.
Human trafficking is more common and more difficult to identify than many educators may realize, experts say.
Boehner was an architect of the original NCLB law when he served as chairman of the House education committee back in 2001.
Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., chairman of the Senate education committee, said the research bill is important to the committee's work in reauthorizing the No Child Left Behind Act.
The head of the House education committee stressed that keeping the No Child Left Behind Act's testing regime intact is necessary, but would ditch the law's punitive sanctions.
Members of the Senate education committee agreed at a hearing that teacher evaluations are essential, but it's still unlikely that the NCLB reauthorization will mandate them.
How can parents make smart decisions about where to spend their vouchers or which charter schools to pick if they don't have annual testing data at their fingertips?
The Coalition for Community Schools drew from recent Office of Civil Rights data to show how school climate and civil rights issues have suffered under the current law.
Advocates for school districts see Title I portability as a pit-stop on the highway that leads to voucherville.