The U.S. Department of Education uses a three-pronged approach to increase educational stability for children in the foster care system.
A new report from the Government Accountability Office says that sequestration cuts to Title I and Impact Aid forced some districts to reduce specialists, increase class sizes, reduce professional development, and delay technology upgrades.
Lauren Camera, who just wrapped up a Spencer Fellowship at Columbia University, will be joining the blog, and Education Week, starting on Monday.
A federal review of the California districts that won a waiver from mandates of the No Child Left Behind Act shows delays and changes to major strategies for dealing with the lowest-achieving schools.
If it becomes law, the waiver plan would let some schools opt out of heightened nutrition standards next year.
Rep. Todd Rokita, R-Ind., is introducing a bill that aims to increase school-choice programs for military and special needs children.
School systems in Florida are worried that an NCLB waiver-renewal decision will arrive too close to the start of the 2014-15 school year for adequate planning.
The potential sale of 20 million student records by ConnectEDU, an ed-tech company that filed for bankruptcy in April, draws action from the Federal Trade Commission.
Senate panel's amendment includes a plan to provide training for schools to comply with student nutrition standards.
States and school districts would be charged with thinking much more critically about how to help students who have been in special education make the transition into the workforce.