We've spent the week focusing on the timing for the Elementary and Secondary Education Act reauthorization, as well as appropriations and campaign news. But lots of other federal news happened, too.
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June 19, 2015
June 05, 2015
New faces at the Education Department, bus-driver voting patterns, and an AFT ad to get you through to the weekend.
May 26, 2015
Among other highlights, Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., explains how outdated federal formulas are cheating some states with high concentrations of poverty out of millions of dollars.
May 08, 2015
What goes better with nice spring weather than accountability, testing, and personalized learning? Nothing you say? Check out these good reads.
October 03, 2014
Should we test students less often? Who is making money off of Common Core tests? What should states have to do to renew their waivers? For the answers, check out these good reads.
August 03, 2012
Happy Friday! August is typically a slow month in the education world (no school, lots of folks on vacation) but there's been some interesting news this week.
October 02, 2009
Happy Friday! Check out these good reads: The always-vigilant Eduflack reports on the time-line for reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, aka No Child Left Behind. Apparently, it's coming sooner than you think. Edweek's own Steve Sawchuk of Teacher Beat fame reports on t...
September 11, 2009
Is Arne Duncan softening his stance on mayoral control? This and more good reads...
September 01, 2009
I'm sure your Friday was spent sifting through the hundreds of comments submitted for the Race to the Top program. Now that you've digested those, check out these good reads: *Gov. Tim Pawlenty, a Republican from Minnesota who knows his stuff when it comes to education, is being talked up as a 2012...
July 17, 2009
For your weekend reading: Alexander Russo offers advice to new education reporters (including to get off the beat soon because it's not very prestigious). And he's surely annoyed the Education Department by asking for EdSec Duncan's daily schedule -- and not the one that's already online. Russo wan...