The Government Accountability Office also says the Education Department should give states and districts guidance on this issue.
U.S. Secretary of Education John King kicked off a bus tour Monday that will go through six states and eleven cities and towns, ending in New Orleans on Friday at a charter school that has seen a significant turnaround.
Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., had this message in an appearance before Kentucky legislators: Assume you can do as you please under the Every Student Succeeds Act.
Dozens of educators and advocates offered the U.S. Department of Education their thoughts on how testing and an "innovative assessment" pilot should work under the Every Student Succeeds Act.
The list of experts in her education policy working group run the gamut from folks who are arguably sympathetic to the education redesign wing of the party to the presidents of both national teachers' unions.
The GOP presidential nominee says he'd be the "nation's biggest cheerleader for school choice" and would offer states the chance to use $20 billion in federal money to create vouchers.
Donald Trump recently proposed ending federal spending caps on the military. How could that impact what Washington spends on public schools?
Thirty-five years ago this week, in its very first issue, Education Week published details of a memo written by the Education Secretary taking aim at the department itself.
With the Every Student Succeeds Act on the books, many believe the next president won't be able to put a big stamp on federal K-12 policy. Let's examine that assumption.
It's that time again! The U.S. Secretary of Education will be embarking on the department's annual back-to-school bus tour.