Alexander and Kline are curious about the reasoning behind the department's seemingly schizophrenic approach to the teacher evaluation portion of the waivers
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August 12, 2014
July 31, 2014
The person best positioned to make an educated guess on that question is Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., the top Republican on the Senate education committee. Alexander is the likeliest candidate to take over the helm of the Senate education committee if the chamber flips to GOP control in the fall.
April 30, 2014
No Child Left Behind waivers are not having a very good week on Capitol Hill.
March 18, 2014
Washington state may provide the U.S. Department of Education with its first test case of the fallout if a state loses its No Child Left Behind Act waiver.
March 12, 2014
A panel of charter school experts testified on a multitude of charter school issues, including facilities funding, accountability, and closures.
December 16, 2011
GOP lawmakers on the House education committee are likely to write a Republican-only version of a bill renewing the Elementary and Secondary Education, a House GOP aide said.
November 11, 2011
A group of House lawmakers from areas with many Asian, African-American, and Hispanic students want performance targets for various student subgroups in any ESEA rewrite.
November 08, 2011
A chief Democratic sponsor of the measure cast it as an important, but imperfect compromise, while Republicans said it wouldn't do enough to rein in the federal role in education.
November 07, 2011
A bill to overhaul the Elementary and Secondary Education Act faces a crowded Senate calendar worry over some provisions, as some keep an eye on the House.
October 20, 2011
The Senate education committee rejects an effort to change assessments and standards for students with disabilities and debates options for low-performing schools in the second day of markup on an ESEA reauthorization bill.