Tuesday's congressional hearing was second so far on oversight of the new federal education law, the Every Student Succeeds Act.
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February 23, 2016
February 21, 2016
The head of the senate education committee told governors at their annual convention Sunday that the reauthorized education act gives them wide latitude in shaping education policy.
February 19, 2016
The Every Student Succeeds Act won't be fully in place until the 2017-18 school year, when a new president and most likely, education secretary will be in charge.
February 18, 2016
The authors of the Every Student Succeeds Act tried to pare down the number of Education Department staff, but President Barack Obama apparently has other ideas.
February 11, 2016
Acting U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. may not be "acting" in his role much longer. President Barack Obama officially nominated King for the post.
February 10, 2016
House education committee members make clear they'll be keeping a close eye on states and the Education Department as they implement the Every Student Succeeds Act.
February 09, 2016
The budget puts a premium on integration but provides essentially level funding for Title I grants for disadvantaged kids and special education state grants.
February 08, 2016
President Barack Obama's upcoming budget is the first since the passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act and could hold clues to its implementation.
February 05, 2016
States without waivers from the No Child Left Behind Act can come up with an alternative plan to support students in schools that have missed achievement targets.
February 03, 2016
The department wants nominations for a "negotiated rulemaking" committee, according to a notice slated to be published in the Federal Register Thursday.