New Presidential Candidate Jim Webb Has Stressed Adult Education

Webb was a Democratic senator from 2007 to 2013, and worked on English-language learner and testing issues while in the U.S. Senate.


Idaho Smarter Balanced Test Scores Largely Beat State's Projections

The state released proficiency rates on the English/language arts and math exams for grades 3-8 and 11, as well as what the state had projected would be the results.


Iowa Gov. Branstad Picks Deputy Director Wise as New State K-12 Chief

Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad has picked Iowa deputy education director Ryan Wise to be the next state chief, replacing Brad Buck.


Washington State Has a K-12 Budget Deal, But Will the Court Like It?

Lawmakers sent Gov. Jay Inslee a 2015-17 biennial budget that includes a $1.3 billion increase for K-12. But will that figure satisfy the state's top court?


Step Right Up! GOP Candidates Play 'Hit Jeb Bush With Common-Core Hammer'

It's happened over and over. It's been both subtle and obvious. And it's come from at least one former supporter of the standards


Gov. Christie Brings Controversial K-12 Record to GOP Presidential Race

Newly minted 2016 presidential contender Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey has a complex record on education policy that has attracted fierce supporters and detractors.


A 'Common-Core Math' Problem: How Many States Have Adopted the Standards?

Five years after the Common Core State Standards were unveiled, many of you might still be stumped by this question: Just how many states have adopted the common core?


Ohio Poised to Ditch PARCC Common-Core Test in Budget Sent to Gov. Kasich

House Bill 64, the biennial 2015-17 budget that lawmakers sent to Gov. John Kasich, prohibits the state from purchasing the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) exam


Kansas Panel Rules Against State's New Funding System

The new block-grant funding system replaced a per-pupil formula. It was signed into law in March.


Taking Stock of How States Support Students' Health, Safety, and More

The ASCD indicators, taken from a range of federal sources, include household educational attainment levels, student-to-school counselor ratios, graduation rates by race, bullying data, and more.


Follow This Blog

Advertisement

Most Viewed on Education Week

Categories

Archives

Recent Comments