Think that leaves a lot of folks in "acting" key roles at the U.S. Department of Education? You're right!
The big news today is President Barack Obama's push to create a new rating system for colleges.
Pennsylvania joins 41 other states, the District of Columbia, and eight California districts in getting a waiver under the No Child Left Behind Act.
A new analysis by the American Institutes for Research details the challenges facing Race to the Top district winners trying to personalize learning for every student.
Seventy-five percent of those surveyed by Whiteboard Advisers think the No Child Left Behind Act waiver granted to eight California districts is bad policy.
The U.S Department of Education could pursue financial penalties against states that are not complying with their No Child Left Behind waiver plans.
Numerous data-quality problems exist within information collected by the U.S. Department of Education.
Federal officials are threatening to revoke waivers for three states at the end of the 2013-14 school year over their failure to come up with new teacher-evaluation systems.
StudentsFirst founder and former District of Columbia schools' Chancellor Michelle Rhee will co-host town halls in three cities to engage teachers in "real talk on education reform."
These new rules, which govern more than $2 billion housed in the department's competitive programs, will attempt to infuse evidence into the grantmaking process.