The administration last week released an NCLB snap shot of sorts, looking at where states were during the 2011-12 school year.


Should we test students less often? Who is making money off of Common Core tests? What should states have to do to renew their waivers? For the answers, check out these good reads.


Jim Shelton, No. 2 at the Education Department, prepares to step down from his post.


The U.S. Department of Education is giving twelve districts, states, organizations, or post-secondary institutions $20 million total to develop turnaround leaders.


Duncan is putting school districts and states on notice that OCR can investigate those that aren't doing enough to ensure equal access on everything from high-quality facilities to Advanced Placement courses.


About 100 cities, counties, and tribal communities have said they are going to take the Obama administration up on its new "My Brother's Keeper" initiative community challenge.


Candidates debate the Common Core State Standards in a three-way race for Senate in Louisiana.


The U.S. Department of Education is hoping to survey 2,000 high schools to find out what works and what doesn't.


The Education Department still needs to tackle teacher preparation regulations and outline criteria for judging assessments.


Add California Democrat Rep. George Miller's name to the list of policymakers who think a "smart pause" is warranted before tying teacher evaluations to tests aligned to the Common Core standards.


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