The letter from 34 state superintendents caps a rising wave of concern that administering student assessments through two big multistage consortia puts student data privacy at risk.
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January 24, 2014
January 24, 2014
The letter from 34 state superintendents caps a rising wave of concern that administering student assessments through two big multistate consortia puts student data privacy at risk.
January 14, 2014
The Obama administration is hosting a "datapalooza" event to examine how private sector tech innovations can help students and families sort through college decisions.
January 08, 2014
The U.S. departments of Education and Justice have issued new guidance on how school leaders can ensure that discipline polices comply with federal civil rights laws. They also urged alternatives to "exclusionary" penalties like suspension and expulsion.
January 01, 2014
The U.S. Secretary of Education, who is said to have voiced an opinion on New York City's top schools job, has gotten involved in local decisions many times before.
December 24, 2013
A review of the top curriculum posts of 2013, and a lighthearted look ahead to the headlines you probably won't see in 2014.
December 18, 2013
But Education Department employees are slowly giving the agency higher marks for providing effective leadership and fostering teamwork, according to new rankings from the Partnership for Public Service.
December 17, 2013
A report from the New America foundation raises the question of whether states are intervening in the rights schools under their NCLB waivers.
December 14, 2013
In a statement on the one-year anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting that killed 26 people, most of them children, the U.S. secretary of education spoke of "unspeakable loss."
December 09, 2013
Acting U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education James H. Shelton argued that other nations' decision to expand on what has been successful U.S. education policy helps explain lagging U.S. scores on PISA.