Sen. Murray is trying her best to make the state's case to Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, but it seems to be far from a slam dunk.
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February 20, 2014
February 14, 2014
The first season of the Netflix political potboiler was rich with education-policy plotlines, and we're hoping for more of the same.
February 12, 2014
The Obama administration's waivers have allowed some states to back off from the core goal of NCLB law—educational equity for poor and minority students
February 11, 2014
Acquiring fluency in a second language for all students is a college- and career-readiness goal that federal education law should establish, says a group of influential superintendents.
February 10, 2014
A group of large-district superintendents outline their vision for what a new version of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act ought to look like.
February 07, 2014
Fifteen countywide or suburban district superintendents call for a lot less testing and much more leeway for states and districts on setting and achieving goals in any new version of the federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act.
January 15, 2014
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin, a Republican, said in a speech in Washington that the Common Core State Standards are not a federal program, but a crucial part of states' efforts to improve their economies.
January 08, 2014
Rep. Eric Cantor, R-Va., used a high-profile speech on education to draw attention to what he sees as a concerted effort to tamp down school choice.
December 24, 2013
The federal government shutdown, rewriting NCLB, Race to the Top, and the "fiscal cliff" were among the most popular topics on this blog in 2013.
December 17, 2013
U.S. Rep. George Miller, D-Calif., said he thinks it's "pretty hard to see" how ESEA will be reauthorized by the end of the Obama administration.