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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.

July 18, 2013

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Steps Up Opposition to GOP NCLB Rewrite

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has put members on notice that it could consider a vote in favor of the Student Success Act as an un-business friendly.

June 21, 2013

Is NCLB Waiver Renewal the Next Big Issue?

With two more states poised to get waivers from NCLB accountability requirements, Rep. George Miller is keeping his eye on renewal.

June 19, 2013

House Committee Passes Partisan NCLB Renewal Bill

Another markup of the Elementary and Secondary Education bill, another totally predictable partisan vote.

June 17, 2013

Could Conservative Criticism Create Hurdles for NCLB Renewal?

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.

June 10, 2013

Senate NCLB Markup: Your Cheat Sheet

There are going to be 40 amendments to the Democratic-only bill tommorrow.

June 06, 2013

Obama Calls for Revamping of Federal E-rate Program

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

Senate Democrats to Unveil NCLB Reauthorization Bill

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

Alabama Congresswoman Takes Aim at Common Core Standards

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.

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