A new report commissioned by legislative leaders in Indiana finds that the changes made to the state's grading system, which benefited a charter school run by a top political donor, were "plausible."


The U.S. Department of Education will base part of its decision to renew a state's waiver on data analyses that it has not committed to making public.


The U.S. Department of Education is expecting states to up the ante on teacher quality if they want another two years of flexibility under No Child Left Behind Act waivers.


Teachers are infusing the lessons of the civil-rights movement into their classrooms as thousands descend on Washington for a celebration that culminates with a speech by President Obama.


On the eve of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan called on the education community to advance an equal-opportunity agenda.


The Education Sciences Reform Act, or ESRA for short, could be next on House Republicans to-do list.


Think that leaves a lot of folks in "acting" key roles at the U.S. Department of Education? You're right!


The big news today is President Barack Obama's push to create a new rating system for colleges.


Pennsylvania joins 41 other states, the District of Columbia, and eight California districts in getting a waiver under the No Child Left Behind Act.


A new analysis by the American Institutes for Research details the challenges facing Race to the Top district winners trying to personalize learning for every student.


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