The nine runners-up states from last year's Race to the Top are eligible to split $200 million for STEM projects, but must meet several requirements before they can pitch their projects.
The U.S. Department of Education did not standardize scores to determine this year's winners of the Investing in Innovation competition, an important change over last year.
The Texas governor and GOP presidential hopeful now officially says the Education Department be one of three he'd get rid of if elected.
Four Race to the Top states—Georgia, Florida, Massachusetts, and Tennessee—are among the 11 trying to win the first waivers under the No Child Left Behind Act.
A committee of House and Senate members agreed to the changes, which must now be voted on by both chambers.
The new partnership marries a strong grassroots organization seeking to make an impact on state policy with a politically connected organization that has a focus on minority communities.
A group of House lawmakers from areas with many Asian, African-American, and Hispanic students want performance targets for various student subgroups in any ESEA rewrite.
Before there ever was an official Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools at the federal Department of Education, Bill Modzeleski was running it.
The Education Department has selected 23 finalists in line for a slice of $150 million in federal innovation dollars, but each must secure a private match to receive the award.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry said in the latest GOP debate that he wants to scrap three federal agencies: the Education Department, the Commerce Department ... and a player to be named later.