Under No Child Left Behind waivers, some states didn't do such a hot job of monitoring districts' progress on things like school improvement and implementation of college- and career-ready standards, according to a report released Monday by the Government Accountability Office, Congress' investigative arm.
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States that want to ditch "fill-in-the-bubble" tests and replace them with new competency-based tests will get the chance, thanks to a new grant competition.
August 04, 2016
The education community has turned in more than 20,000 comments on draft school accountability regulations for the Every Student Succeeds Act, with a wide range of perspectives.
August 02, 2016
U.S. Sen. Patty Murray and Rep. Bobby Scott say the Education Department should rethink its requirements for how schools are held accountable for struggling groups of students.
July 26, 2016
A new education policy group led by the former secretary wants to ensure that state Republican lawmakers stick to conservative principles as they implement the Every Student Succeeds Act.
July 18, 2016
The National Education Association throws a reception for Republican lawmakers who helped pass one of the union's top legislative priorities in decades, the Every Student Succeeds Act.
July 18, 2016
The funding rule in question deals with the ESSA requirement that federal funding supplement, and not supplant, state and local funding.
July 13, 2016
The U.S. Department of Education Wednesday released guidance explaining how schools and districts can use their federal funding to give students a well-rounded education.
July 12, 2016
Last week, we reported on key aspects of the spending bill that was approved by the House panel overseeing education funding, such as the increases for the Title IV block grant and special education.
July 06, 2016
The Education Department floats regulations for states to craft their own testing models, and nails down how testing will work under the Every Student Succeeds Act in general.