Recently in Congress Category

<<   <   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   13   14   15   16   17   18   19   20   21   22   23   24   25   26   27   28   29   30   31   32   33   34   35   36   37   >   >>  

February 26, 2014

GOP Seeks Answers on Arne Duncan's Teacher Equity Plans

Key House Republicans want to know how the U.S. Department of Education plans to pursue a proposed "50-state strategy" that would have states revamp their "highly qualified" teacher plans.

February 24, 2014

What Should the Next Round of Race to the Top Early Learning Look Like?

The department made it clear that this new competition will be "distinct" from past efforts, and the new money is a wide-open slate.

February 21, 2014

Will Sen. Murray Be Able to Help Washington Keep Its NCLB Waiver?

Sen. Murray is trying her best to make the state's case to Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, but it seems to be far from a slam dunk.

February 14, 2014

House Republicans Question Obama Administration's Discipline Guidance

The Obama administration's recent school discipline guidance is laudable, but decisions about how to deal with student behavior are best left to local officials, wrote four House Republicans

February 06, 2014

Harkin: A High-Quality Early-Education Program Will Cost Money

Federal early-childhood education programs aren't doing nearly enough to meet a tidal wave of demand at the state level, Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, said at a congressional hearing.

February 05, 2014

Georgia Congressman to Introduce Anti-Common Core Bill

Rep. Phil Gingrey, R-Ga., a former school board member and candidate for Senate, is preparing legislation that would restrict the U.S. Secretary of Education from dangling grant money to entice a state to adopt common core.

February 05, 2014

House Lawmakers Weigh Federal Role in Early-Childhood Education

President Barack Obama's marquee, multibillion-dollar proposal to entice states to expand their prekindergarten offerings--which was already a political long shot--hit yet another roadblock Wednesday.

February 05, 2014

Rep. John Kline Wants to Stay On as Education Chairman

There's been some discussion that Kline would need a waiver to remain in his post after this Congress, since some leadership posts are term-limited.

February 04, 2014

Arne Duncan's Chief Deputy: Second-Term Agenda Is Same as First

Jim Shelton, the acting deputy secretary at the U.S. Department of Education, isn't putting his money on a big, bipartisan preschool bill coming out of Congress anytime soon.

January 31, 2014

Retiring U.S. Rep. Henry Waxman Left Fingerprints on Education Policy

During his 40-year tenure, Rep. Waxman helped pass the Child Health Insurance Program and the Ryan White CARE Act.

<<   <   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   13   14   15   16   17   18   19   20   21   22   23   24   25   26   27   28   29   30   31   32   33   34   35   36   37   >   >>  

Follow This Blog

Advertisement

Most Viewed on Education Week

Categories

Archives

Recent Comments