Sen. Lamar Alexander and three colleagues announced a series of bills aimed at renewing pieces of No Child Left Behind, the current version of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.
The U.S. House of Representatives took what has become a rare step today: It passed an education bill with broad bipartisan support. But there was still a lot of drama behind the scenes.
First Lady Michelle Obama kicks off a new project for her Let's Move! campaign to curb childhood obesity.
President Barack Obama will go to an Ohio high school to make a pitch for the school construction piece of his jobs plan.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry spent much of tonight's GOP presidential candidates' debate defending his record as governor, including some issues touching on education policy.
So will Obama big jobs plan actually reinvigorate the sluggish economy? Rep. George Miller of California, the top Democrat on the House Education and the Workforce Committee, wants to know the answer to that question.
To qualify for $200 million in new Race to the Top grants, the nine runners-up from last year's state competition will have to maintain the same reform conditions that made them finalists in the first place.
Jobs to improve schools and teaching are a large part of the president's $447 billion vision for spurring the sputtering economy.
School choice, Race to the Top, and the state of education in Texas all came up in the latest debate between GOP candidates for president.
President Obama spoke with Dennis Van Roekel, the president of the nation's largest teachers union today and told him that school modernization and jobs (although not necessarily education jobs) will be a focus of his speech tomorrow.