Bethany Little, who has served Chairman Tom Harkin's top education aide, is leaving the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee to join America Achieves.
Rep. John Kline, R-Minn., introduced revised versions of the legislation today. So far, the bill has picked up one official endorsement, from the American Association of School Administrators
It's official. On Tuesday, the House education committee will consider a pair of bills to remake the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.
Districts, schools, and nonprofits that want a shot at a $3 million "development" grant under the U.S. Department of Education's Investing in Innovation competition must complete a pre-application by April 9.
The U.S. Department of Education says it will make sure the states that win waivers under No Child Left Behind are providing "transparency" around subgroup performance—especially in states that are using a "super-subgroup."
News of a school turnaround firm's experience in Pueblo, Colo., could fuel arguments on Capitol Hill that the four models spelled out in the School Improvement Grant program aren't the right way to go
Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum, said he would eliminate the No Child Left Behind Act, although his campaign website acknowledges some important duties the federal government has in K-12 education.
During a hearing today on the House GOP bills to rewrite the No Child Left Behind Act, lawmakers examined the role of the federal government in school turnarounds and teacher evaluations.
The state becomes the 11th to be given flexibility from some provisions of the No Child Left Behind Act in the first-round of waivers granted by the U.S. Department of Education.
States that need more time to work on their NCLB waiver proposals can seek a one-year freeze in their annual achievement targets to keep the list of schools not making AYP from growing.