President Barack Obama's sweeping plans to shake up higher education funding will need to get through a politically polarized Congress, and some initial reviews are mixed.
Jack Jennings, who has led the Center on Education Policy since he founded it 17 years ago, is retiring Jan. 31.
President Barack Obama's plan would create a new, $1 billion version of his signature Race to the Top competition for states to make their higher education systems cheaper and better.
Romney reiterates his support for English immersion, and Gingrich touts his wife's expertise in music education during a recent debate.
A top GOP lawmaker's plan for rewriting the No Child Left Behind Act amounts to a "rollback" of the law, 38 business, civil rights, and other advocacy organizations said in a letter sent to its author this week.
Democratic education leaders in Congress voice concern about aspects of the 11 applications states have submitted so far for flexibility under the No Child Left Behind Act.
The USDA has unveiled the final rules about what school lunches and breakfasts should look like.
President Barack Obama called directly on universities to hold down costs and urged states to raise the dropout age to 18, according his State of the Union speech.
Education issues are supposed to be one of four main themes in President Barack Obama's state of the union speech tonight. And so a handful of educators, students, and advocates will be guests of First Lady Michelle Obama.
Fresh off a stunning blow to Hawaii's Race to the Top efforts, Gov. Neil Abercrombie pledged to make good on his state's education reform promises--with or without the help of the state teachers' union.