With Congress back from its annual summer recess, it turns to its one major task before the mid-term elections, a spending bill to avert a government shut-down.
Unlike many states who have received waiver extensions lately, the letters for both the Volunteer State and the nation's capitol have absolutely no caveats.
Floundering schools that receive federal turnaround dollars would get some new options for using the money under draft guidance slated to be published in the federal register Monday.
In the latest multi-million dollar ad buy in North Carolina, the National Education Association blasts the education record of GOP challenger Thom Tillis.
Kansas is the very first state to shed the "high-risk" label.
In the nation's closest and most expensive senatorial campaign, U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan, a Democrat, and Republican challenger Thom Tillis, squared off on education issues in the first of three debates.
In the wake of the tragic school shooting in Newtown, Conn., the Education Department awarded the school district funding for continued counseling, safety services, and support.
Ann Whalen, who left the U.S. Department of Education in July, spent the last six years at the department, where she headed up the Implementation and Support Unit.
Tutoring companies see an opportunity in states shifting back to No Child Left Behind's requirements, like Washington State and Oklahoma.
The U.S. Department of Education approved No Child Left Behind waiver extensions for Indiana and Kansas, but not Oklahoma, which abandoned the common core earlier this summer.