Some conservatives say Rep. John Kline's bill doesn't go far enough when it comes to getting rid of the federal role in K-12.
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June 17, 2013
June 10, 2013
There are going to be 40 amendments to the Democratic-only bill tommorrow.
June 06, 2013
An Obama administration plan would ask the Federal Communications Commission to make potentially broad changes to the E-rate program, which provides tech support to schools.
June 04, 2013
A Senate Democratic bill to reauthorize the No Child Left Behind Act would require states set achievement and growth targets for students, but is unlikely to become law.
May 24, 2013
U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Ala., has introduced a bill that would prohibit the U.S. Department of Education and the education secretary from using federal grant money or waivers to encourage states to adopt common standards or tests.
May 23, 2013
Federally subsidized loan rates are set to double in just a month and a half unless lawmakers and the administration can come to an agreement.
May 14, 2013
New funding for STEM education at the U.S. Department of Education included in the U.S. Senate's immigration legislation.
May 09, 2013
Philosophical differences on a couple of key areas have scuttled the chance at bipartisanship between the chairman and ranking member of the U.S. Senate's education committee.
May 07, 2013
Will this finally be the year that Congress actually reauthorizes the No Child Left Behind Act, which has been awaiting renewal for more than six years?
April 30, 2013
Republicans and Democrats are each hoping to make their case to mothers (and parents in general) in advance of the 2014 midterm election.