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July 07, 2015

White House Calls for More Accountability in Senate ESEA Bill, But No Veto Threat

While the administration wishes the bill did more to ensure states focus on their lowest-performing students and schools, it stopped short of issuing a veto threat.

May 13, 2015

Seattle's Request for an NCLB Waiver Denied by Ed. Dept.

In applying for the federal leeway, Seattle argued that its district-level system should pass federal muster, since its evaluation does require state test scores be part of the picture.

April 30, 2015

Competitive Grant Skeptic Sen. Bernie Sanders Running for President

Sanders has a track record on testing, teacher quality, and higher education policy.

April 22, 2015

Reducing Testing Could Surface in Senate ESEA Debate

Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., introduced legislation Tuesday that would roll back the current annual testing schedule in rewriting the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.

April 12, 2015

Hillary Clinton and Education: What's Her Record? What Will She Campaign On?

The former U.S. Secretary of State and first lady's record on teacher issues, standards, and early education could offer clues to her 2016 presidential edu-platform.

April 02, 2015

Everyone Wants an NCLB Waiver Renewal

It's official! Every single state that currently has a waiver from the No Child Left Behind Act has filed for a renewal, or is about to.

April 02, 2015

How Far Has the Debate Over Federal Role in K-12 Evolved? Maybe Not That Far.

Opposition to the federal role in education didn't suddenly spring up when the Obama administration hugged the Common Core State standards a little too tightly

March 20, 2015

Which States Are Applying for NCLB Waiver Renewal?

Nearly every state with a waiver plans to file a renewal request, we found. But, in Louisiana and Texas, renewal is complicated.

March 13, 2015

As Congress Rewrites NCLB, Arne Duncan Highlights 'Title I Comparability Loophole'

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is pushing to close a loophole in the NCLB law that he says shortchanges poor and minority students.

March 06, 2015

Despite Bumps, Utah, Maine Working Towards NCLB Waiver Renewal

State renewals of NCLB waivers are very much in progress, including in states that have faced some waiver angst lately, such as Utah and Maine.

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