The U.S. Department of Education sent a letter to states, warning that they need to be prepared to handle their testing opt-outs in 2015-16.
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December 22, 2015
October 29, 2015
Some of the biggest achievement gaps are found in schools that are performing well otherwise, a CAP analysis finds.
October 27, 2015
Do higher graduation rates mean that the Obama administration's K-12 policies when it comes to school turnarounds and accountability are on the right track, as U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan has claimed?
October 22, 2015
The states are: Alaska, Alabama, Arizona, California, Georgia, Kansas, Maryland, Michigan, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Dakota, Tennessee, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia.
September 17, 2015
Fans of discussions about K-12 policy had little to cheer about Wednesday, but education did get occasional mentions from some of the GOP candidates.
September 03, 2015
The White House launched the program in 2013, and has drawn financial support from ed-tech providers and private organizations with the goal of improving digital education and Web connectivity.
July 22, 2015
The department's civil rights data collection shows that more than 3 million students are suspended or expelled each year (including 4-year-olds).
June 19, 2015
Now that the Obama administration's competitive grant programs are on the wane, can districts sustain the work funded through those efforts?
May 01, 2015
My Brother's Keeper, a key initiative of Obama's administration, was launched in 2014 to address the needs of boys and men of color.
May 01, 2015
The National Education Association signaled its support for a bill introduced by Rep. Joe Courtney, D-Conn., that would repeal the tax, which goes into effect in 2018.