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June 24, 2014

House Republicans to Begin Work on Reauthorizing the Higher Education Act

Republicans on the House education committee plan to introduce a series of bills this week aimed at renewing the Higher Education Act, federal legislation that includes the entire student loan system.

June 10, 2014

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, Charter School Proponent, Loses Primary

In a stunning upset, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor lost in the Republican primary for the 7th District of Virginia on Tuesday to Tea Party challenger Dave Brat.

June 03, 2014

Lawmakers Send FCC Their Priorities for E-Rate Rule Changes

Lawmakers send the FCC a laundry list of priorities for its forthcoming rule changes to E-Rate.

June 03, 2014

Lawmakers Pressure FCC Ahead of Changes to E-Rate Rules

Lawmakers and lobbyists turn up the heat on the Federal Communication Commission, which has promised to revamp its E-Rate system before the start of the next school year.

May 05, 2014

The Public's View of Common Core by Party and Ideology

Two new polls poke into Americans' attitudes about the common-core standards by political viewpoint, and come up with different conclusions.

January 16, 2014

Most Candidates for Georgia K-12 Chief's Post Oppose Common Core

Among candidates for state superintendent in Georgia, there's mostly opposition to the common core, even as the state chamber of commerce continues to support them.

July 31, 2013

Getting Arrested for 95,000 Teachers

In an act of civil disobedience, Rodney Ellis, President of the North Carolina Association of Educators was arrested for refusing to leave the legislative building after closing hours. He was protesting the way legislators were passing bills that did harm to teachers and their profession.

July 18, 2013

STEM Coalition Opposes House GOP Bill to Rewrite No Child Left Behind

A STEM education coalitionopposes the House Republican bill to rewrite the No Child Left Behind Act.

May 20, 2013

Alabama Gov. Questions School Choice Bill He Signed, Seeks Delay, Fails

A push by Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley, a Republican, to delay a recently signed school-choice plan by two years fell short among lawmakers.

May 20, 2013

Common Core Roundup: News from Georgia, Kansas, and the RNC

Opponents of the Common Core State Standards are pressing their case in Georgia and Kansas, while a Washington business group urges support for the standards.

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