Under No Child Left Behind waivers, some states didn't do such a hot job of monitoring districts' progress on things like school improvement and implementation of college- and career-ready standards, according to a report released Monday by the Government Accountability Office, Congress' investigative arm.
Details have yet to be released, but the GOP presidential nominee's proposal would appear to significantly depart from current tax policy governing child-care costs.
Some guess that if elected president, Hillary Clinton would choose someone with a higher education focus or experience as a governor to run the Education Department.
States that want to ditch "fill-in-the-bubble" tests and replace them with new competency-based tests will get the chance, thanks to a new grant competition.
The new K-12 policy platform from a coalition that includes Black Lives Matter calls for a constitutional amendment for education funding, and also seeks state-level ballot initiatives to provide additional resources for education.
The education community has turned in more than 20,000 comments on draft school accountability regulations for the Every Student Succeeds Act, with a wide range of perspectives.
What did Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump say about education at their respective party conventions last month?
U.S. Sen. Patty Murray and Rep. Bobby Scott say the Education Department should rethink its requirements for how schools are held accountable for struggling groups of students.
The Washington Democrat is "just ecstatic" about the prospect of working with a possible President Hillary Clinton on expanding access to early-childhood education.
The Democratic presidential nominee's Thursday speech on the night she accepted her party's nod capped a four-day convention during which many speakers praised her work for disadvantaged children.