The Republican businessman challenging Democratic U.S. Sen. Al Franken in Minnesota's Senate race is making education the foundation of his campaign.


Washington state lost its waiver because it lacks a law tying student test scores to teacher evaluations, but now federal officials are delaying that requirement for waiver states that need more time.


A Government Accountability Office report found that the federal program that ensures homeless students have access to the public education system is hampered by limited staff and resources, lack of coordination, and more.


Michigan and Ohio will get to keep their NCLB waivers for another year, joining a growing group of states granted an extension while making changes to teacher evaluations.


States that have NCLB Act waivers are being given a chance to delay until the 2015-16 school year the use of student test results in making teacher evaluations.


The 46th annual education policy public opinion poll from PDK/Gallup shows that a majority of Americans oppose the Common Core State Standards.


Florida is unlikely to change a new state law on testing English language learners, despite objections from the U.S. Department of Education that it conflicts with the state's No Child Left Behind waiver requirements.


The former Vermont senator and congressman, a Republican-turned-Independent, was a central player on landmark laws including the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and the No Child Left Behind Act.


The U.S. Department of Education's assistant secretary for K-12 addresses the promise and pitfalls of the No Child Left Behind Act waivers.


Are teachers ready for Common Core? What happens to the "reform" movement without Michelle Rhee heading up StudentsFirst? Dig into these questions in the Friday Reading List.


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