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March 05, 2015

How a Conservative Blogger Helped Derail the House NCLB Rewrite

A couple of "grassroots" education bloggers may have had a hand in stalling—or maybe even outright stopping—the legislation.

February 25, 2015

U.S. Education Secretary Says ESEA Should Expand Focus to Early Learning

Arne Duncan said the details are up to Congress, but an advocacy coalition wants a preschool title to be added to the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.

February 04, 2015

Senators Boxer and Murkowski Move to Protect Federal After-School Grants

A bipartisan bill aims to strengthen the 21st Century Community Learning Centers program and protect funds for after-school programs.

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.

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