In a conversation with Andrew Rotherham of Bellwether Education Partners, Duncan stressed that school funding gaps between wealthy and non-wealthy schools persist despite federal law, and are quite stark.
It's now or never for a panel of educators, advocates, and experts trying to hammer out rules for the Every Student Succeeds Act.
Just in case negotiators hashing out rules for the Every Student Succeeds Act aren't able to come to kumbaya, here's a breakdown of how negotiated rulemaking and what happens if/when it does.
The Republican presidential candidate hasn't revealed many details about his plans for K-12, but his foundation has donated to several educational and child-centered organizations.
It's unclear if the U.S. Department of Education's latest proposals, issued Friday, will defuse a contentious debate over Every Student Succeeds Act regulations.
States seeking to develop new types of tests or look at the number and type of tests they offer can apply for $9 million in federal competitive grants.
More often than not, teachers at the SIG schools that got extra support from their districts reported that these outside efforts weren't particularly helpful.
H.R. 4901, the Scholarships for Opportunity and Results Reauthorization Act from Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, would reauthorize the D.C. voucher program for three years.
If schools want to prepare students for the jobs of the future, King plans to say, they'll need to move beyond just reading and math.
U.S. Secretary of Education John King isn't backing down on the department's stance on how a wonky spending provision should play out under ESSA.