U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan says he has "pretty clear" authority to demand a package of reforms in exchange for waivers from No Child Left Behind.


Education Secretary Arne Duncan will offer states relief from No Child Left Behind if Congress doesn't rewrite the law by fall, but not all states are likely to welcome the conditions that will come with any new flexibility.


Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, if elected president, won't be the supporter of the Common Core Standards Initiative that President Obama has been.


Santorum, who served in the Senate has been talking about K-12 issues in early primary states


Three governors who took on their teachers' unions see their approval ratings slide.


U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is under doctor's orders to reduce his public schedule this summer.


Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, a proponent of charter schools and performance-based pay for teachers, announced he's seeking the Republican nomination for president.


After about two years on the job, Kevin Jennings, assistant deputy secretary for safe and drug-free schools, is leaving.


Rep. John Kline, the Minnesota Republican who is the chairman of the House Education and the Workforce Committee, says he will not meet Education Secretary Arne Duncan's "arbitrary" August deadline for reauthorizing ESEA.


Groups representing South Carolina's school boards and administrators say they'll happily compete for a share of the $200 million in new federal money if their state chief refuses to play.


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