An ESEA reauthorization deal that passed a congressional conference panel on Thursday stands to shift much school turnaround and accountability work to the states.
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November 20, 2015
November 06, 2015
Before leading Ohio's Department of Education, Richard Ross served as a district-level superintendent and an education adviser to Ohio Gov. John Kasich.
November 05, 2015
As Montana's superintendent she's overseen efforts to improve the state's graduation rate and some of its most disadvantaged American Indian students.
October 27, 2015
The vote by Arizona's state school board formally repeals the standards, but also leaves them on the books for now. So what gives?
October 26, 2015
Of the eight seats on the 11-member Louisiana state school board that were up for election, six were won by those that favor the common core.
October 22, 2015
A former school teacher and state lawmaker, Dorn has been at the center of several interesting K-12 policy and political events in the Evergreen State.
October 21, 2015
After months of weighing whether to use the PARCC test or its previous state exam next year, Massachusetts K-12 officials now might consider a third choice.
October 15, 2015
During his time in Texas, Williams oversaw the state's shift to new academic standards and new assessments, and had disputes with the Education Department over the state's NCLB waiver.
October 15, 2015
Has any state cracked the code when it comes to turning around schools that have been foundering for decades?
October 14, 2015
"Our description of Level 3 and above as reflecting students being 'on track for college and career readiness' was in error," Arkansas chief Johnny Key said in his statement.