California officials, saying the Obama administration's requirements for a waiver from the No Child Left Behind Act are unrealistic, nonetheless asks federal officials to provide their own version of flexbility.
Twenty-six more states, plus the District of Columbia, are seeking flexibility under the No Child Left Behind law. They will be notified by the U.S. Department of Education this spring if their applications pass muster.
The pair of bills introduced by the head of the House education committee would scale back the federal role in education and give states much more running room when it comes to K-12 policy.
Republican governors don't necessarily think President Barack Obama is a snob for pushing college or post-secondary training for all students.
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Bethany Little, who has served Chairman Tom Harkin's top education aide, is leaving the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee to join America Achieves.
Rep. John Kline, R-Minn., introduced revised versions of the legislation today. So far, the bill has picked up one official endorsement, from the American Association of School Administrators
It's official. On Tuesday, the House education committee will consider a pair of bills to remake the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.
Districts, schools, and nonprofits that want a shot at a $3 million "development" grant under the U.S. Department of Education's Investing in Innovation competition must complete a pre-application by April 9.
The U.S. Department of Education says it will make sure the states that win waivers under No Child Left Behind are providing "transparency" around subgroup performance—especially in states that are using a "super-subgroup."