Speaker of the House John Boehner and Senate Minority Leader plan to consider legislation on charter schools or school vouchers in the 114th Congress.
Keep on top of the outcome in pivotal U.S. Senate races as the ballot results roll in Nov. 4 and throughout the following day.
In the country's most expensive contest, Republican challenger Thom Tillis ousted Democratic incumbent U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan.
With a Republican wave in the midterm elections, conservatives clinch control over the U.S. Senate.
Teachers' unions spent big this midterm election cycle, especially on state and local races, without much return on that investment.
The American Federation of Teachers launched several political ads leading up to Tuesday's midterm election, and AFT President Randi Weingarten stumped in key states.
For insights on the education implications of the 2014 mid-term elections, check out Education Week's election guide, available online and in PDF form.
Some states are trying out ACT and SAT in their accountability systems, but there are limits to this approach.
Big suburban superintendents want new kinds of tests and the option to test less frequently.
A coalition of groups calls for a rethinking of school accountability, releasing a document long on vision but short on details.