Six states of the nine states that will share $500 million are repeat Race to the Top winners: Delaware, Massachusetts, Maryland, North Carolina, Ohio, and Rhode Island.
The Community-Based Abstinence Education program has the potential to be resurrected, and grow, based on Congressional action this week.
Big priorities for President Barack Obama, including the administration's signature Race to the Top initiative, the Investing in Innovation grant program, and the School Improvement Grants, would continue.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan's warning about the proportion of schools that would "fail" under NCLB this year if Congress didn't rewrite the law was 34 percentage points too high, says a new Center on Education Policy report.
Check out Education Week's series of stories on what's inside the applications for No Child Left Behind waivers that 11 states have submitted so far to the U.S. Department of Education.
A House bill would require those seeking Unemployment Insurance to have a high school diploma, a GED, or be working toward one to receive benefits.
Race to the Top will continue in fiscal year 2012, and for the first time it will include a district-level competition, sources say.
Remember how First Lady Michelle Obama was trying to break a world record about jumping jacks? She did it
Newt Gingrich's comment that child labor laws should be changed to give students a chance to work in their school buildings was an early flashpoint in the latest GOP presidential debate.
More school-based health clinics will be upgraded, expanded, or built from scratch, and they will eventually add enough capacity to serve about 53,000 students across the country, thanks to a fresh infusion of federal cash.