The American Federation of Teachers kicks off primary season by throwing its muscle behind the former U.S. Senator and Secretary of State.
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July 11, 2015
July 06, 2015
The good news? The chances of finishing a bill and getting it to the president's desk by the end of this year or early next are better than they ever, ever have been before. The bad news? It's far from a slam dunk.
June 05, 2015
New faces at the Education Department, bus-driver voting patterns, and an AFT ad to get you through to the weekend.
February 13, 2015
Kitzhaber had laid out ambitious early-literacy policy proposals after his 2014 re-election, and had also ordered a review of common-core-aligned tests in schools.
February 10, 2015
The Democrats' substitute bill would create a new title for early-childhood education that would provide funds through a formula to states willing to match the amount.
February 06, 2015
Sens. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and Patty Murray, D-Wash., plan to work over the next few weeks to produce a bipartisan bill.
January 28, 2015
It's unclear what the state party's resolution will mean for the common core in the Evergreen State, which happens to be the home of prominent common-core supporter Bill Gates.
January 13, 2015
The top Democrat on the Senate education committee said annual tests are "one of the most important tools we have," and would be "very concerned" about any proposal to roll them back.
January 02, 2015
Among other things, Cuomo attempted to overhaul New York City's flailing education system and steer more state aid to poor districts across the state.
December 08, 2014
The House is expected to unveil a spending bill Tuesday that could include policy riders that soften the Obama administration's school lunch regulations.