The measure has strong backing from the administration, but its political prospects are iffy at best.
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May 14, 2014
May 06, 2014
Bipartisan charter school legislation is expected to sail through the U.S. House of Representatives later this week. And now a cadre of bipartisan cadre of senators are slated to introduce their own, nearly identical charter bill.
April 29, 2014
Key members of Congress told Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today that they're having a hard time following the administration's thinking when it comes to waiver policy.
March 17, 2014
Duncan urged state officials to be patient and to "overcommunicate" with the public during the transition to the new standards and new tests.
March 11, 2014
The federal footprint on standardized testing would shrink under a bill set to be introduced by Reps. Chris Gibson, R-N.Y, and Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., that has major backing from the largest teachers union.
February 11, 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.
January 08, 2014
Rep. Eric Cantor, R-Va., the House Majority Leader, used a high-profile speech on K-12 to draw attention to what he sees as a concerted effort to tamp down school choice.
December 19, 2012
Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, who had a shot at the job, will stay on as chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee.
February 01, 2012
States that have seen big explosions in population also would see a big jump in federal funding for teacher quality under a little noticed provision of a draft bill to renew the No Child Left Behind Act introduced by U.S. Rep. John Kline, R-Minn.
January 25, 2012
A top GOP lawmaker's plan for rewriting the No Child Left Behind Act amounts to a "rollback" of the law, 38 business, civil rights, and other advocacy organizations said in a letter sent to its author this week.