The Education Department is catching up by publishing information that was supposed to have been placed in the Federal Register when the waivers were granted between 2011 and 2016.
There could be room on some education issues for Democrats to strike some kind of deal with President Donald Trump, but getting there could be really difficult.
We've been following the progress of Every Student Succeeds Act plans from the 50 states and the District of Columbia, and we've got a map and more to help you out.
President Donald Trump has tapped Mitchell "Mick" Zais, the former South Carolina chief state school officer, as deputy secretary at the U.S. Department of Education.
State chiefs told senators how they were taking advantage of the Every Student Succeeds Act, while lawmakers expressed concerns along partisan lines about the balance of political power.
When the Every Student Succeeds Act passed, there was worry that states would walk away from making sure that particular groups of students mattered in their school accountability systems.
President Donald Trump has tapped Tim Kelly, a Michigan state representative to serve as assistant secretary for career and technical education.
Opting out of mandated tests has been a hot potato for years, and states are taking various approaches to the issue in their Every Student Succeeds Act plans.
Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price advocated for turning over control of Head Start programs to several states while serving in Congress.
Three White House commissions that address education issues for black, Hispanic, and Asian American and Pacific Islander students say they haven't met since President Donald Trump took office. And their time may be running out.