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.
Now there is a go-to piece of legislation for the "get the feds out of the buisness of K-12 education" crowd.
Lawmakers are asking Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to set aside a "significant portion" of the new funding for a seperate, early childhood education competition.
With reauthorizing of ESEA still pending, the U.S. Secretary of Education is still gathering suggestions at community forums with congressional lawmakers back in their home districts.
It turns out that 20 states that rated schools over the past couple years considered a bunch of areas beyond the state tests required under the NCLB law.
Friday is the deadline to vote for your favorite high school as part of the Race to the Top Commencement Challenge.
In a warning to districts that want to backtrack on their Race to the Top promises, Education Secretary Arne Duncan is publicly supporting state officials in Delaware who plan to withhold $11 million from the Christina School District for reneging on school-turnaround plans. Duncan's statement issued this evening marks the first time he's had to take sides as 12 states and their participating districts work to implement the $4 billion in Race to the Top awards. "Because Christina has backtracked on that commitment, the state of Delaware has made the tough but courageous decision to withhold Race to The Top ...