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.


GOP Presidential candidate Rick Perry has launched a new campaign ad, promising to end "Obama's war on religion", including limits on prayer in schools.


Montana schools' chief Denise Juneau cited the financial cost as one reason her state won't seek a waiver from No Child Left Behind.


Does Gingrich's record on K-12 make him an education-flip-flopper...or someone with nuanced, evolving positions?


Getting rid of the U.S. Department of Education is high on the wish list of Republican voters in Iowa, who next month hold the first-in-the-nation caucus to select a GOP presidential nominee.


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