States and districts have more flexibility under the Every Student Succeeds Act, but also civil rights responsibilities, acting Education Secretary John B. King Jr. told House lawmakers Thursday.
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February 25, 2016
February 24, 2016
Acting U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. highlighted efforts to improve school diversity and elevate the teaching profession in the Education Department's fiscal 2016 budget request.
February 24, 2016
President Barack Obama's pick to head the U.S. Department of Education will likely be asked about ESSA implementation and the common core during his confirmation hearing Thursday.
February 23, 2016
Tuesday's congressional hearing was second so far on oversight of the new federal education law, the Every Student Succeeds Act.
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.