Can a Democrat with a record of tying test scores to teacher evaluations win a U.S. Senate seat in Colorado? Mike Johnston, a former Obama campaign adviser, wants to find out.
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January 31, 2019
October 12, 2016
The U.S. Department of Education today released its long-awaited final rules on teacher preparation. The rules, first proposed in 2014, aim to hold teacher-training programs accountable for the performance of their graduates.
November 18, 2015
The plans touch on issues ranging from teacher preparation to student-loan forgiveness, but questions remain on state implementation and U.S. Department of Education oversight.
November 12, 2015
The Education Department says all states in the competitive-grant program made progress toward their goals, but makes little mention of areas where they stumbled or backtracked.
October 30, 2015
It's hard to imagine that Washington State—which is back under NCLB and not loving it—isn't feeling a little sore these days.
September 18, 2015
South Dakota and the U.S. Department of Education are disagreeing about the state's educator evaluation plans and what they should mean for its NCLB waiver.
July 24, 2015
Seven states ignored the federal higher education law's requirement to identify "at risk" and "low performing" teacher programs, some of them blatantly.
February 23, 2015
Duncan is worried about the impact of funding provisions, and a lack of investment in teacher quality, pre-kindergarten programs, and initiatives like Investing in Innovation.
January 08, 2015
As Congress gears up to reauthorize the No Child Left Behind Act, the administration may well lose a lot of the ground it's gained on teacher evaluation, school turnarounds, and assessments.
November 21, 2014
Secretary Duncan hails the role NAEP played in leading states to work together on new tests.