The president is unveiling changes aiming to give students information about how much aid they qualify for earlier and encourage more low-income students to go after federal grants and loans.
Did any of the nine-governors-turned-presidential candidates really have a stellar standout record when it comes to K-12 policy? The short answer is that there are no obvious superstars.
Education researchers are worried about proposed cuts to the Institute
Lauren Camera is leaving Education Week for the national education reporter's spot at U.S. News and World Report, and Politics K-12 will forge ahead.
Right now, there seems to be no clear enforcement mechanism for making sure that the proposals are actually put into practice.
The president has assembled a panel of leaders who will push for free community college on a state-by-state basis, since Congress hasn't moved forward on a national plan.
The Kentucky senator wants to paint rival GOP presidential hopeful Jeb Bush and the former Florida governor's brother with the same brush on education policy.
Every one of the 42 states that has a waiver applied for renewal, and most have already gotten the green light to hang onto their flexibility for at least one more year. Still waiting in the wings: Colorado, Louisiana, and Texas.
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Stanford education heavy-hitter Linda Darling-Hammond has launched a new think tank intended to bring evidence into education policy.