Even though both the House and Senate ESEA bills keep annual tests, they go very different ways on a lot of other assessment issues.
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November 04, 2015
November 03, 2015
States will continue crafting and implementing accountability systems that build on nine basic principles outlined by state education leaders way back in 2011, chiefs say.
November 02, 2015
Teachers, school administrators, principals and state officials have launched a digital ad campaign asking lawmakers to finish work to reauthorize the ESEA.
October 30, 2015
It's hard to imagine that Washington State—which is back under NCLB and not loving it—isn't feeling a little sore these days.
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
In theory at least, the deal could create more time for GOP Rep. Paul Ryan, the presumptive next House speaker, to focus on other legislation, including ESEA reauthorization.
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 24, 2015
The U.S. Department of Education has released some general principles for states and districts to help them figure out how to cut back on assessments and ensure that they're used to drive instruction.
October 19, 2015
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan has a piece of good news to announce on his way out the door: High school graduation rates appear to be on track to rise for the third year in a row.
October 12, 2015
The Senate's ESEA rewrite includes resources for early childhood education, innovation, and literacy, but its spending bills would nix those programs.