President Barack Obama's handling of teacher evaluations, content standards, and testing were among the topics of discussion on the public television news program.
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November 18, 2016
The last time a president's child attended public school was in the late 1970s during Jimmy Carter's presidency. The question now is where will President-elect Donald Trump's son go?
November 09, 2016
In the last round of federal Investing in Innovation grants under President Obama, the competition intended to find and build up research-based educational interventions has borne its first full fruit.
October 17, 2016
High school graduation rates inched up for the fourth year in a row, by nearly one percentage point in the 2014-15 school year, the Obama administration announced Monday.
May 03, 2016
The White House has issued a report that outlines what it sees as its greatest hits in K-12, including new energy around early childhood education and STEM teachers.
March 31, 2016
The commission could help to give broader and more permanent approval to the White House's push to use more tiered-evidence systems—like those used in the Every Student Succeeds Act and the Investing in Innovation program—to evaluate federal programs.
February 19, 2016
The two new initiatives are part of the "Every Student, Every Day" campaign begun under President Barack Obama last year to bolster attendance.
February 18, 2016
The authors of the Every Student Succeeds Act tried to pare down the number of Education Department staff, but President Barack Obama apparently has other ideas.
February 04, 2016
In its budget request coming out next week, the Obama administration wants new money to bolster job opportunities for young people, including high school students.
January 31, 2016
Today, the White House announced what it's calling an "ambitious, all-hands-on deck" initiative to get every student in the United States coding.