Our hope for a busy education calendar is bolstered by the education committee chairmen, who have signaled their intent to get an Elementary and Secondary Education Act reauthorization through committee by Valentine's Day.
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January 06, 2015
July 31, 2014
The person best positioned to make an educated guess on that question is Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., the top Republican on the Senate education committee. Alexander is the likeliest candidate to take over the helm of the Senate education committee if the chamber flips to GOP control in the fall.
July 24, 2014
The Senate Appropriations Committee officially released its education spending proposal for fiscal year 2015, and the House Budget Committee unveiled a series of education policy proposals.
April 01, 2014
A budget blueprint from Rep. Paul Ryan would dramatically alter the Pell Grant program and other K-12 spending by the federal government.
September 06, 2012
Listen to Politics K-12's Alyson Klein discuss the education platforms of both presidential candidates.
September 05, 2012
Young attendees at the Democratic convention say there is an enthusiasm gap on the issue of college access and cost between their party and the GOP.
August 23, 2012
President Obama gave one of his most significant speeches on K-12 during this election season yesterday, bragging about everything from the administration's plan to offer states waivers to common core.
August 22, 2012
The Obama campaign has released an ad warning that presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney would usher in big cuts to K-12 spending.
August 21, 2012
President Barack Obama will make education spending a major focus of his next two campaign stops, when he visits the swing states of Ohio and Nevada.
August 18, 2012
Less than a week after presumptive GOP nominee Mitt Romney tapped Rep. Paul Ryan as his running mate, President Barack Obama used his weekly radio address to warn the nation of the potentially dire impact of Ryan's budget on K-12 funding.