The Obama administration takes first steps toward moving the long-troubled Bureau of Indian Education agency away from directly operating schools for Native American children and turning more control over to tribes.
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July 24, 2014
July 23, 2014
The House and Senate have drafted vastly different emergency spending measures aimed at addressing the surge of unaccompanied minors streaming across the U.S.-Mexico border.
July 23, 2014
A new coalition of parents and activists is pressing Congress to better protect students' sensitive educational information.
July 14, 2014
The U.S. Department of Education has launched a $3 million evaluation of Khan Academy in community college math classes.
July 11, 2014
The FCC on Friday approved some of the biggest structural changes to the E-rate in the federal program's 18-year history.
July 10, 2014
Rural school advocates have questioned whether they will lose money as part of FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler's proposal to change the E-rate, which the commission will consider on July 11.
July 07, 2014
The Education Department wants states to re-submit "equity plans" to ensure that effective teachers are matched with disadvantaged and minority students.
July 03, 2014
In an interview with Education Week, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler vows to defend schools' access to a free and open Internet.
July 02, 2014
The prospect of an Internet "slow lane" for ed-tech companies that don't "pay to play" raises four areas of concern for these organizations.
July 01, 2014
Your insider's guide to the Senate's draft bill reworking federal teacher-preparation requirements and grants.