U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. and others think the original 1965 Elementary and Secondary Education Act was a civil rights law. But not everyone does. What's the history of the law, and why does it matter?
Congress isn't expected to fund the administration's proposal for a grant program aimed at diversity, but the Obama administration is pushing the issue through other means.
The Alliance for Excellent Education is recommending states set a minimum sample size of 10 in tracking accountability for certain vulnerable groups of students.
School districts and states wouldn't see big increases to special education aid or Title I funding for disadvantaged students under a spending bill approved Tuesday.
"A Better Way: Our Vision for a Confident America" doesn't spend a ton of time dealing with K-12, but the plan from a task force of House Republicans and presented by Speaker Paul Ryan contains a few things worth noting for educators.
Check out our latest effort to give you clarity and concrete information about how the proposed ESSA accountability rules would govern school ratings, opt-out, and a whole lot more.
The twists and turns of Every Student Succeeds Act implementation dominated the conversation as the education secretary sat down with Politics K-12's Alyson Klein.
The disagreement relates to how the law tries to create more stability for foster care students by emphasizing their "school of origin."
Professor and radio show host Sam Clovis serves as Trump's national co-chair. He is not a fan of the Common Core State Standards, but he does like charter schools and civics.
Should the department ask states to come up with their own "maximum" time during which a student is expected to become proficient? And if so, what kind of research should inform states' timelines?