The Investing in Innovation program will have been worthwhile, even if some of the grantees haven't yielded the results they were initially hoping for, a top official at the Department said.
Gov. Scott Walker, R-Wisc., is expected to announce his presidential candidacy really, really soon. So exactly what might his education platform be? And how have his policies played out in Wisconsin?
The state's House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved a bill that would inform parents twice a year of their right to exempt children from standardized tests.
Alexander said that he and his staff have been working in close concert with the President Obama and his staff on substance of the reauthorization.
It's hard to discern the shape the Democratic candidate for president's K-12 policies might take from her rhetoric on standards and assessments.
The flexibility under the NCLB law comes with an asterisk: States will still need to set student achievement targets, known as "AMOs," for the 2014-15 school year.
New faces at the Education Department, bus-driver voting patterns, and an AFT ad to get you through to the weekend.
Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who once said he'd like to scrap the U.S. Department of Education, is joining the very, very crowded GOP presidential field.
Applicants for both grants can focus on teacher quality, implementing high standards, and high school redesign.
The union's top leadership sat down earlier this week and chatted with three folks vying for the Democratic nomination: Hillary Clinton, the former Secretary of State; Martin O'Malley, the former Maryland governor, and Bernie Sanders, the Vermont senator who considers himself an independent socialist.