The U.S. Secretary of Education is criticizing Republicans for not imposing limits on testing in the same breath he's calling for keeping annual, statewide assessments.
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The U.S. Secretary of Education wants to preserve Investing in Innovation, an Obama administration competitive-grant program that would be scrapped under Republican legislation to overhaul the No Child Left Behind Act.
January 19, 2015
President Obama is expected to make the case that his broader tax proposal will help families cover the cost of child care and gain access to college for their children.
January 14, 2015
The two national teachers' unions, which collectively represent more than 4.6 million educators, are some of the most important (and powerful) groups that will try to shape the draft going forward.
January 13, 2015
The forthcoming budget proposal will include $2.7 billion in increased federal K-12 spending, including $1 billion for Title I grants that fund districts with large numbers of low-income students.
January 05, 2015
Is this some new strategy at 400 Maryland Ave. for filling top positions without having to deal with the difficult process of getting nominees through Congress?
December 24, 2014
The U.S. Secretary of Education is predicting big things for college access, preschool, and ed-tech. But he doesn't mention NCLB reauthorization.
December 22, 2014
The U.S. Department of Education gave education researchers a special holiday present: Reams upon reams of state and district level data on the equitable distribution of teachers.
December 13, 2014
Duncan's role in the event was as a participant and marcher, not a speaker, or dignitary.
November 26, 2014
Happy almost Thanksgiving! Enjoy these goodreads on teachers, staff changes at the Education Department, and old school computer games.