The U.S. Department of Agriculture is under fresh scrutiny for allowing beef product dubbed "pink slime" in school lunches.
Two programs that lost funding when Congress revised its rules on earmarks, Teach for America and the National Writing Project, will get some federal money after all, under a new $24.6 million competitive program.
Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, has been working for months on a big, omnibus-style bill aimed at bolstering the middle class.
The key architect of the No Child Left Behind Act is among the team of advisers working on Gov. Romney's education policy proposals.
The U.S. Department of Education has doubled its team of peer reviewers as it weighs 27 applications for waivers under No Child Left Behind.
Mildred Otero will take over the top staff job on the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, the position left vacant by Bethany Little's departure.
Are Santorum and Romney on the same page when it comes to standardized testing?
California officials, saying the Obama administration's requirements for a waiver from the No Child Left Behind Act are unrealistic, nonetheless asks federal officials to provide their own version of flexbility.
Twenty-six more states, plus the District of Columbia, are seeking flexibility under the No Child Left Behind law. They will be notified by the U.S. Department of Education this spring if their applications pass muster.
The pair of bills introduced by the head of the House education committee would scale back the federal role in education and give states much more running room when it comes to K-12 policy.