The U.S. Department of Education approved No Child Left Behind waiver extensions for Indiana and Kansas, but not Oklahoma, which abandoned the common core earlier this summer.
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August 28, 2014
August 27, 2014
Politics K-12 will join U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan during his annual back-to-school bus tour, highlighting administration initiatives in Georgia, Alabama, and Tennessee.
August 27, 2014
Gov. Bobby Jindal, who is on a warpath to repeal the common core and accompanying tests in Louisiana, plans to sue the U.S. Department of Education and Education Secretary Arne Duncan for forcing states to adopt the them.
August 22, 2014
Michigan and Ohio will get to keep their NCLB waivers for another year, joining a growing group of states granted an extension while making changes to teacher evaluations.
August 18, 2014
The U.S. Department of Education's assistant secretary for K-12 addresses the promise and pitfalls of the No Child Left Behind Act waivers.
August 15, 2014
Are teachers ready for Common Core? What happens to the "reform" movement without Michelle Rhee heading up StudentsFirst? Dig into these questions in the Friday Reading List.
August 14, 2014
The latest survey of education experts by Whiteboard Advisors reveals little confidence in the ability of Congress to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.
August 13, 2014
The $250 million Preschool Development program represents a relatively modest down payment on the Obama administration's much broader, $75 billion early childhood proposal.
August 12, 2014
Senate Republicans are concerned about the U.S. Department of Education's authority to change evaluation criteria for state special education systems.
August 08, 2014
If the Beehive State had voluntarily ditched its waiver, it would have been the first state in the nation to do so.