Texas, which has shunned Race to the Top and the common core, becomes the 43rd recipient of a No Child Left Behind Act waiver.

Congress, which is just about to shut down the government, took a major beating from U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today in a speech at the National Press Club.

Oct. 25 is the new deadline for states to apply to the U.S. Department of Education for extra time to tie personnel decisions to new teacher evaluations.

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will lay out second-term priorities as his agency is preparing for a government shutdown.

A temporary shutdown is arguably no big deal compared to what could happen if Congress is unable to deal with the debt ceiling.

The U.S. Department of Education has already approved eight amendments to the winning Race to the Top district plans, including a couple of significant changes.

Districts that receive Impact Aid to make up for the loss of tax revenue have been the poster children for sequestration.

New legislation will bring cuts to some rural schools, but it still received endorsement of education advocates for its long-term goals.

Should Attorney General Eric Holder get ready to raise his right hand and swear under oath to explain the Justice Department's push to stop Louisiana from implementing a voucher program?

Career and Technical Education legislation has always been bipartisan. Lawmakers in the House are hoping that an upcoming reauthorization can continue the tradition.

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