A bill in the works would give school districts greater leeway in using federal education funding, but another measure being discussed would scrap a number of targeted programs.
A Memphis, Tenn., high school won this year's Race to the Top Commencement Challenge, and will have the president as its speaker at graduation ceremonies.
Folks probably think of Gingrich as the firebrand House speaker of the 1990s, not as an education policy wonk. But he's actually got quite a record on K-12 issues.
The political action committee for the nation's largest teachers' union is endorsing Obama in 2012, even though their policy beliefs often conflict.
The executive vice president for Achieve, Matt Gandal, will manage technical assistance to states that won Race to the Top.
Students asked a top White House aide during a webinar why bin Laden wasn't captured and brought to trial, how the U.S. confirmed his identity, and what his death means for the overall terrorism threat.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce threw its considerable lobbying weight behind an Elementary and Secondary Education Act reauthorization proposal that would keep intact key aspects of the accountability system at the heart of the No Child Left Behind law.
If Mitch Daniels decides to run for president, his legislative victories on education as the Republican governor of Indiana could foreshadow his national K-12 agenda.
Education Secretary Arne Duncan challenged a group of rural advocates to "make a commitment to ensure rural students complete college at higher rates."
The Christina school board votes to reaffirm its promise to carry out the state's Race to the Top plans.