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January 16, 2015

Sen. Alexander's Draft NCLB Bill: Cheat Sheet

Testing is eating up a lot of the oxygen, but there's lots more to unpack in Sen. Lamar Alexander's No Child Left Behind draft.

January 14, 2015

ESEA Proposal Could Change Research Role in Education Planning

More tidbits on Elementary and Secondary Education Act reauthorization: The draft proposal could change the approach to using research in approving education plans.

January 12, 2015

Administration Doubling Down on K-12 Priorities, Ed. Sec. Arne Duncan Declares

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is clearly not backing off from the K-12 policies that his administration has pushed for the past six years.

May 14, 2014

Senate Education Panel OKs Preschool Expansion on Partisan Vote

The measure has strong backing from the administration, but its political prospects are iffy at best.

May 06, 2014

As House Is Set to Consider Charter Legislation, Key Senators Write Own Bill

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

House GOP, Democrats Hit Arne Duncan on NCLB Waivers

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 Talks High Stakes Tests, ESEA Renewal, and Common Core Politics

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

NEA Pushes Legislation to Reduce Testing

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

School Leaders Present Their Brand of Accountability for a Renewed ESEA

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

Cantor Hits Critics of Expanding School Choice

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.

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