Edweek's Common Core Queen Catherine Gewertz has the full scoop.
Thirty-one school districts cut positions, according to a survey by the National Association of Federally Impacted Schools.
Now that the House has passed its NCLB rewrite, what do key lawmakers have to say? What role did teachers play in the debate? Plus, more on how the bill impacts special education, charters, and tests.
The Republican version is almost a complete U-turn, policy-wise, from the existing federal school accountability law.
This week, the nine California districts applying for their own tailor-made NCLB waiver met with federal officials to try to seal the deal.
Conservative lawmakers won a big concession today on the teacher-evaluation portion of a bill to renew the No Child Left Behind Act.
The conservative wing of the GOP pushed Rep. John Kline, R-Minn., the chairman of the House Education Committee, to what amounts to a major watering down of the teacher-evaluation portion of a bill to rewrite the No Child Left Behind Act.
Several groups oppose amendments to the House's ESEA bill dealing with teacher evaluation.
Their chief complaint of the STEM Education Coalition is that the bill would abolish the Mathematics and Science Partnerships program.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has put members on notice that it could consider a vote in favor of the Student Success Act as an un-business friendly.