With the plan's approval, North Dakota's educators will experience some of the nation's most dramatic changes under the Every Student Succeeds Act this fall.
The latest approvals mean 12 of the 17 state plans submitted so far for Every Student Succeeds Act implementation have been given the federal go-ahead.
He will attend St. Andrew's Episcopal School in Potomac, Md., having finished out the last school in Manhattan after his father became president in January.
The District of Columbia, Illinois, Oregon, and Tennessee are the latest to get the green light for their Every Student Succeeds Act plans from the U.S. Department of Education.
The U.S. Department of Education is contemplating changes to its signature Civil Rights Data Collection, including scaling back requirements for collecting Advanced Placement test data.
The former Minnesota congressman who headed the House education committee worries that Arizona and New Hampshire seek to get around ESSA's requirement that all students in a state take the same test.
Frank Brogan, who recently stepped down as chancellor of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, has also been Florida's education commissioner, and a teacher, principal, and school superintendent.
Most states will distribute their share of the $400 million flexible funding grant through a formula rather than a competition, which means many districts will just get a small slice.
The federal voucher program is getting "stiff competition" from the city's charters and from rapidly improving public schools, a report from the think tank FutureED reports.
We've updated our tracker for the Every Student Succeeds Act to show where states' ESSA plans stand in the approval process.