The Obama administration's waivers have allowed some states to back off from the core goal of NCLB law—educational equity for poor and minority students
A group of large-district superintendents outline their vision for what a new version of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act ought to look like.
While Minnesota's federal monitoring report is nearly flawless, Oregon and Arkansas are struggling to implement the requirements for turning around their lowest-performing schools.
Sixty-two of 92 Investing in Innovation projects awarded in 2010 through 2012 use teacher and principal professional development as a key strategy, the Government Accountability Office found.
Federal early-childhood education programs aren't doing nearly enough to meet a tidal wave of demand at the state level, Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, said at a congressional hearing.
Rep. Phil Gingrey, R-Ga., a former school board member and candidate for Senate, is preparing legislation that would restrict the U.S. Secretary of Education from dangling grant money to entice a state to adopt common core.
President Barack Obama's marquee, multibillion-dollar proposal to entice states to expand their prekindergarten offerings--which was already a political long shot--hit yet another roadblock Wednesday.
There's been some discussion that Kline would need a waiver to remain in his post after this Congress, since some leadership posts are term-limited.
The Virginia Democrat has had an interest in K-12 issues, particularly when it comes to educational equity and juvenile justice.
Jim Shelton, the acting deputy secretary at the U.S. Department of Education, isn't putting his money on a big, bipartisan preschool bill coming out of Congress anytime soon.