A bipartisan measure authored by Sens. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and Patty Murray, D-Wash., has awaited floor debate for weeks, but has been passed over in favor of other priorities.
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June 23, 2015
March 23, 2015
Any ESEA reauthorization proposal that simply passes on a party-line vote, Education Secretary Arne Duncan said, is "not policy, that's politics," and he worried that progress on reauthorization will continue to stall.
March 23, 2015
States need to count on a permanent federal education policy, the head of the Council of Chief State School Officers told the group's annual legislative conference Monday.
January 30, 2015
The biggest policy debate emerging in the reauthorization process is whether or not to preserve the law's annual testing requirements.
December 19, 2014
California State Superintendent Tom Torlakson stars in a country and western style video, "California: We do things different." This deserves to go semi-viral.
October 30, 2014
Casey: Shouldn't we take on directly "test and punish" accountability, rather than be diverted into a crusade against the common core?
October 09, 2014
The standards—updated for the first time in six years—help guide preparation, training, and evaluation for principals, as well as state policy related to school leaders.
March 17, 2014
Funding critical improvements in school broadband requires a "walking away" from costly E-rate subsidies for outmoded technologies, Tom Wheeler tells the Council of Chief State School Officers.
June 07, 2013
The Council of the Chief State School Officers cites the need to focus its energy on helping states implement common standards in mathematics and English/language arts.
April 11, 2013
As states implement common core standards, new markets are opening for education materials, according to panelists at a software and industry association gathering.