Any policy impact aside, one thing is almost certain: Social media would have made the Charlottesville, Va., summit a lot more fun for education journalists to cover.


A new TV ad from the National Education Association, which dings Rep. Cory Gardner, the Republican Senate challenger, features parents speaking in Spanish.


A new study shows that NCLB's accountability system may not be as bad as some people think.


The U.S. Department of Education has extended three additional No Child Left Behind waivers, for Alabama, Texas, and Puerto Rico.


Results of the poll were shared with U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan, D-N.C., and the state's Republican House Speaker Thom Tillis, who are in the nation's closest mid-term election race.


Happy Friday! While you wait for the weekend to begin, check out these newsy bits you may have missed this week.


Under Rep. Steve Israel's new bill, the federal role in federal testing would shrink.


Malloy sent a letter to Duncan, saying that he wants to "start a dialogue" between the feds and Connecticut on ways to "reduce the testing burden."


Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Penn., put a hold on the Child Care and Development Block Grant bill because he wants priority given to his bill that would require background checks on school employees.


In the second showing of bipartisanship on education bills this week, the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee passed an education research bill on voice vote.


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