The U.S. Department of Education removes part of Hawaii's Race to the Top grant from high-risk status.
Advocates are pushing Congress to head off a series of automatic, across-the-board trigger cuts set to hit just about every federal agency on March 1.
How states will be held accountable for their No Child Left Behind waiver is one of the key questions going forward.
Lawmakers on the Senate education committee questioned whether the U.S. Department of Education's waivers are working for states and students in lieu of a still-stalled NCLB reauthorization.
A new report identifies four big issues with the No Child Left Behind waivers.
President Barack Obama is pushing tax changes and spending cuts aimed at buying time so federal lawmakers can strike a deal and avoid onerous, across-the-board reductions.
U.S. Rep. Eric Cantor, R-Va., gave rhetorical support to charter schools and vouchers in a speech outlining Republicans' to-do list in Congress.
In a letter to congressional leaders, 10 state and local government groups grew more critical of the Obama administration's waivers granted under the No Child Left Behind Act.
Franken's bill, put forth last week, would call for a $200 million, comprehensive competitive grant program.
At an event in Washington, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan stood with a group of mayors and college presidents who are pushing, in some capacity, for gun control measures.