Arne Duncan questioned whether Congress would ever be able to agree on rewriting No Child Left Behind if politicians couldn't agree to tighten gun control in the wake of Newtown.
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December 28, 2012
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December 26, 2012
The denial of the waiver request means the most populous state in the country, with the biggest congressional delegation, will be stuck with the No Child Left Behind as it is.
December 18, 2012
The four models already offered under the program call for bold action at troubled schools, which is what's needed, said a top department official.
November 07, 2012
U.S. Rep. John Kline, R-Minn., the House education committee chairman, aim to mark up a bill reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act next year, and sees room for bipartisanship on charters.
September 24, 2012
Rep. George Miller, D-Calif., the top Democrat on the House Education committee, is worried that the department isn't holding states feet to the fire when it comes to monitoring graduation rates in states that have received waivers from parts of the No Child Left Behind Act.
September 05, 2012
High school students from a civic and political education foundation use the Democrats' gathering to drill deeper into issues that concern them.
July 12, 2012
States with waivers to certain provisions of federal accountability will still have to report data based on those parts of the law.
July 11, 2012
The Center on Education Policy takes a deep look at the challenges facing those participating in the federal School Improvement Grant Program.