The ranking member on the House education committee helped craft the Every Student Succeeds Act's compromise on accountability and talks about the negotiations that led to its passage.
Politics K-12 talked with the Washington Democrat, who helped craft the Every Student Succeeds Act, about the development of the law and her plans for oversight.
Advocates—and a number of lawmakers were disappointed in how a bipartisan K-12 spending bill handles the Support and Academic Enrichment Grants, the new flexible fund created in the Every Student Succeeds Act.
Duncan told Fast Company that he sees Pluralsight, which is reportedly worth more than $1 billion, as a way to further democratize education.
Proposed accountability regulations for the Every Student Succeeds Act have been out for about two weeks; what do those who will have to spearhead the new plans think?
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.