The U.S. Department of Education offered states the chance to suspend their current tests this spring, as long as they administer field tests aligned to the Common Core State Standards.


Some very big-name House Republicans are not very happy with U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and his handling of the Louisiana voucher court case.


The Missing Children's Assistance Act, which was first passed in 1984, authorized the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.


CTE, which governs roughly $1.13 billion in Career and Technical Education money, was last reauthorized back in 2006.


A host of big name state and local government groups really, really wants U.S. Senate leaders to renew ESEA soon.


The U.S. Department of Education is taking a very minimal role in helping to implement President Barack Obama's signature health care law.


The Economic Policy Institute finds flaws in Race to the Top and questions how much the $4 billion will narrow achievement gaps and improve student outcomes.


Brokedown Congress is gearing up for its umpteenth game of fiscal chicken, with education caught in the cross-hairs.


The congressional debate on the future of the Institute of Education Sciences is just starting.


Arizona and federal officials are arguing over the weight given to graduation rates in the state accountability system and the use of student growth in its teacher-evaluation system.


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