Duncan is worried about the impact of funding provisions, and a lack of investment in teacher quality, pre-kindergarten programs, and initiatives like Investing in Innovation.
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February 23, 2015
February 19, 2015
A new schedule would send the Republican-backed No Child Left Behind rewrite to the floor for debate Wednesday and Thursday, with a final vote scheduled for Friday morning.
February 17, 2015
The NEA and AFT have launched separate grass-roots lobbying efforts in hopes of continuing to push their priorities for the federal K-12 overhaul.
February 13, 2015
Republicans in both chambers plan to push Title I portability further during floor debate by offering amendments that would allow Title I money to also be used for private schools.
February 11, 2015
A Republican bill to overhaul the No Child Left Behind Act, which would significantly curtail the federal footprint in K-12, will be considered by the full House the week of Feb. 24.
February 09, 2015
Congress mulls a rewrite of the No Child Left Behind Act that could roll back the law's testing requirements—or let districts create their own systems, with state approval.
February 06, 2015
Sens. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and Patty Murray, D-Wash., plan to work over the next few weeks to produce a bipartisan bill.
February 05, 2015
During the panel, Democrats worried that a bill from Rep. John Kline, R-Minn., to rewrite the No Child Left Behind Act would hurt the most-disadvantaged students.
February 05, 2015
States can cook up their own turnaround interventions for low-performing schools using federal SIG dollars and submit them to the U.S. Secretary of Education for approval.
February 04, 2015
The California Department of Education is seeking a one-year reprieve from the U.S. Department of Education from the use of student performance on Smarter Balanced assessments in determining school performance.