The executive vice president for Achieve, Matt Gandal, will manage technical assistance to states that won Race to the Top.
Students asked a top White House aide during a webinar why bin Laden wasn't captured and brought to trial, how the U.S. confirmed his identity, and what his death means for the overall terrorism threat.
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.