For years, congressional lawmakers have sought a posthumous pardon for Johnson, who was the target of racially motivated backlash early in the 20th century.
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December 03, 2015
December 02, 2015
The House on Wednesday voted 359 to 64 to approve the Every Student Succeeds Act, which would scale back the federal role in education for the first time since the early 1980s.
November 30, 2015
The National Governors Association gave the legislation its "full endorsement," the first time the group has given a federal bill that kind of backing since 1996.
November 30, 2015
The ESSA is in many ways a U-turn from the current, much-maligned version of the ESEA law, the No Child Left Behind Act.
November 29, 2015
Click here for late stage draft of the actual bill that could become the latest iteration of the ESEA, the Every Student Succeeds Act or ESSA.
November 23, 2015
The compromise agreed to by a congressional conference committee is, in many key ways, a U-turn from the much-maligned No Child Left Behind Act.
November 21, 2015
In a conversation with state education chiefs, John King who will take over as acting U.S. Secretary of Education, said it's important they continue to push to close achievement gaps, improve teachers and raise learning standards.
November 20, 2015
Check what appears to be at least a late-stage draft of the Every Student Succeeds Act, the name of the ESEA agreement set to replace the No Child Left Behind Act.
November 19, 2015
The compromise gives states acres of new running room on accountability, while holding firm on NCLB's requirement for annual testing and data on at-risk students.
November 12, 2015
The latest Education Department report on the federal School Improvement Grant program paints an uneven picture of SIG's impact, just as Congress is about to decide its fate.