The American Federation of Teachers kicks off primary season by throwing its muscle behind the former U.S. Senator and Secretary of State.
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July 11, 2015
July 06, 2015
The good news? The chances of finishing a bill and getting it to the president's desk by the end of this year or early next are better than they ever, ever have been before. The bad news? It's far from a slam dunk.
February 10, 2015
The Democrats' substitute bill would create a new title for early-childhood education that would provide funds through a formula to states willing to match the amount.
February 06, 2015
Sens. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and Patty Murray, D-Wash., plan to work over the next few weeks to produce a bipartisan bill.
January 13, 2015
The top Democrat on the Senate education committee said annual tests are "one of the most important tools we have," and would be "very concerned" about any proposal to roll them back.
January 02, 2015
Among other things, Cuomo attempted to overhaul New York City's flailing education system and steer more state aid to poor districts across the state.
December 08, 2014
The House is expected to unveil a spending bill Tuesday that could include policy riders that soften the Obama administration's school lunch regulations.
November 11, 2014
Ahead of the U.S. Department of Education's No Child Left Behind waiver guidance, expected this week, Rep. George Miller, D-Calif., and Democrats who represent majority-minority districts are urging Education Secretary Arne Duncan to ensure the academic achievement of all students.
October 10, 2014
The newest poll shows incumbent Sen. Mark Begich down six points against Republican challenger Dan Sullivan in Alaska's U.S Senate race.
September 19, 2014
Under Rep. Steve Israel's new bill, the federal role in federal testing would shrink.