Is this some new strategy at 400 Maryland Ave. for filling top positions without having to deal with the difficult process of getting nominees through Congress?
Among other things, Cuomo attempted to overhaul New York City's flailing education system and steer more state aid to poor districts across the state.
We're pretty sure that early drafts of the No Child Left Behind reauthorization won't mimic the Education Department's waiver program.
Teachers lunching with President Barack Obama came in at No. 3, ahead of midterm election results and State of the Union address.
The U.S. Secretary of Education is predicting big things for college access, preschool, and ed-tech. But he doesn't mention NCLB reauthorization.
The U.S. Department of Education is putting together data profiles of state NCLB waivers, but there isn't much information on the impact of the flexibility on student achievement.
Federal officials granted the state's request to give its English-language learners two years in a U.S. school before counting their test scores in school grades.
The U.S. Department of Education gave education researchers a special holiday present: Reams upon reams of state and district level data on the equitable distribution of teachers.
It can also be pretty tricky to communicate with parents and the public about the standards, states told the GAO, which is considered Congress' investigative arm.
Waiver states that are rolling out brand new assessments this school year may not have to worry about federal consequences stemming from the tests.