The Alabama Education Association actively campaigned against the favored GOP candidate in the state's runoff election.
Duncan proposes a change to ESEA draft to require parental and community involvement in school turnaround efforts.
The governor suggests that getting rid of the state chief's job would help streamline bureaucracy and save California money.
For the second time in two months, education advocates sue California for its school finance system.
Based on a sample of five states, low-performing schools are overwhelmingly choosing the intervention first seen by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan as a last resort.
California had to revise and clarify its application for $416 million in Title I School Improvement Grants four times.
Congressional members want Texas Gov. Rick Perry to spend proposed new stimulus dollars to save education jobs and create new ones.
In some states, charters make up a significant portion of the schools that perform poorly enough to qualify for the Title I School Improvement Grants.
The 16 members of the Southern Regional Education Board still lag in college enrollment and completion.
Gov. Chris Christie signs a budget that carves deeply into spending on public schools.