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September 12, 2013

Arne Duncan to Senate GOP: My Obamacare Role is 'Minimal'

The U.S. Department of Education is taking a very minimal role in helping to implement President Barack Obama's signature health care law.

September 11, 2013

Will Congress Get Rid of Sequestration? Don't Hold Your Breath.

Brokedown Congress is gearing up for its umpteenth game of fiscal chicken, with education caught in the cross-hairs.

September 09, 2013

What's Next For Education in Congress

Congress is back in town this week, but education legislation is likely to remain on the back burner in both chambers for the next month.

July 31, 2013

Changes Likely Coming to Student-Loan Interest Rates

The U.S. House is expected to vote today on a bill that would initially lower interest rates on student loans and tie future rates to the market.

July 30, 2013

How Teaming on School Choice Helps Rand Paul and Lamar Alexander

It's clear the Kentucky and Tennessee Republicans have become buddies on school choice, a K-12 issue that unites most in the GOP and has political implications on both sides of the aisle.

July 26, 2013

Sens. Alexander and Paul Head to Tennessee, Team Up on Choice

Alexander and teaparty favorite Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., will talk up school choice.

July 24, 2013

U.S. Senate Passes Student-Loan Compromise

A Senate bill passed July 24 could mean lower rates for students come this fall. But it could result in much higher rates in years to come.

July 24, 2013

Where Does the Education Spending Bill Stand in the House?

A House panel put off a vote on an K-12 spending bill, a move advocates think might be driven by the magnitude of cuts.

July 18, 2013

House Debates No Child Left Behind Rewrite, Makes Big Changes on Teacher Evaluation

Conservative lawmakers won a big concession today on the teacher-evaluation portion of a bill to renew the No Child Left Behind Act.

July 18, 2013

House Scraps Teacher-Evaluation Mandate in NCLB Renewal Bill

The conservative wing of the GOP pushed Rep. John Kline, R-Minn., the chairman of the House Education Committee, to what amounts to a major watering down of the teacher-evaluation portion of a bill to rewrite the No Child Left Behind Act.

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