States that want to ditch "fill-in-the-bubble" tests and replace them with new competency-based tests will get the chance, thanks to a new grant competition.
The new K-12 policy platform from a coalition that includes Black Lives Matter calls for a constitutional amendment for education funding, and also seeks state-level ballot initiatives to provide additional resources for education.
The education community has turned in more than 20,000 comments on draft school accountability regulations for the Every Student Succeeds Act, with a wide range of perspectives.
What did Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump say about education at their respective party conventions last month?
U.S. Sen. Patty Murray and Rep. Bobby Scott say the Education Department should rethink its requirements for how schools are held accountable for struggling groups of students.
The Washington Democrat is "just ecstatic" about the prospect of working with a possible President Hillary Clinton on expanding access to early-childhood education.
The Democratic presidential nominee's Thursday speech on the night she accepted her party's nod capped a four-day convention during which many speakers praised her work for disadvantaged children.
While Democratic and Republican teachers may disagree on issues like school choice and education spending, many interviewed at the conventions want politicians to trust them to do their jobs.
A summer reading program in North Philadelphia aims to provide the benefits of literacy to young people, part of a broader campaign to improve students' reading skills.
We caught up with American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten on the third day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia as she made the rounds.