A draft of the legislation that's been widely distributed among education advocates shows that Harkin, and Miller are largely following the president's proposal.
So now that Election Day 2013 is behind us, we can all turn our attention to ... Election Day 2014! After all, it's only a year away.
For the second year, the U.S. Department of Education decided not to award any large "scale-up" grants for the Investing in Innovation contest.
The board that oversees the National Assessment of Educational Progress is refusing to disclose its media policy on who does, and does not, get early access to test data.
Congress can't seem to do anything bipartisan these days, but a forthcoming preschool bill by Rep. George Miller, D-Calif., and Rep. Richard Hanna, R-N.Y., will be a key exception.
A rally on Capitol Hill aimed to fire up advocates who have just weeks to make their case against across-the-board budget cuts before a congressional panel makes its own recommendations.
The education secretary noted that diving into the common core doesn't seem to have slowed down student achievement in the eight states that had begun to implement the standards when the test was given.
The panel may examine how the new law has impacted district hiring of part-time employees and substitute teachers.
Election results will mean big change for schools in New York City and Boston, while Virginia might see more money for K-12.
States with waivers from provisions of the No Child Left Behind Act have until Nov. 22 to ask the U.S. Department of Education for more time to tie personnel decisions to student growth.