South Dakota will freeze its performance targets at 2009-10 levels, thus ignoring No Child Left Behind.
In separate letters, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan gives states more information about the next Race to the Top and reminds them that incidents of cheating on tests are not good for school reform.
Three winners from last year's Investing in Innovation program shared insight into how they crafted a successful application.
The two top Republicans in the House when it comes to K-12 policy want a detailed explanation of the Education Department's NCLB waiver plan by July 1.
Education historian Diane Ravitch may be the most active Tweeter in the education policy world.
Rather than seek a waiver, Idaho schools' chief Tom Luna is telling the U.S. Department of Education it will ignore NCLB and implement its own accountability system.
It's an open question whether the measure is a harbinger of many more bipartisan ESEA bills to come, or just a brief, feel-good moment before the fighting starts up.
The U.S. Department of Education is creating a new office to focus on school turnaround efforts.
Teacher training programs would be held accountable for producing educators who demonstrate the ability to boost student achievement before they even graduate, under a bill introduced today by a powerful, bipartisan handful of senators.
As Utah's Republican governor, Jon Huntsman Jr. signed legislation in 2005 that required his state to ignore the No Child Left Behind Act. Eventually, the state backed down.