Alexander and teaparty favorite Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., will talk up school choice.
A Senate bill passed July 24 could mean lower rates for students come this fall. But it could result in much higher rates in years to come.
President Barack Obama used a high-profile speech on the nation's economic future to bolster his administration's case for investing in education programs.
A House panel put off a vote on an K-12 spending bill, a move advocates think might be driven by the magnitude of cuts.
As Congress shifts into budget season, education advocates are getting ready to renew their push to fight the across-the-board cuts to federal K-12 programs, better known Inside-the-Beltway as "sequestration."
The Obama administration is endorsing the latest bipartisan Senate plan to set student-loan interest rates to the market.
Edweek's Common Core Queen Catherine Gewertz has the full scoop.
Thirty-one school districts cut positions, according to a survey by the National Association of Federally Impacted Schools.
Now that the House has passed its NCLB rewrite, what do key lawmakers have to say? What role did teachers play in the debate? Plus, more on how the bill impacts special education, charters, and tests.
The Republican version is almost a complete U-turn, policy-wise, from the existing federal school accountability law.