Privacy advocates point to the weakening of FERPA as evidence that the U.S. Department of Education is not doing enough to safeguard student data.
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April 15, 2014
April 14, 2014
In an interview, the U.S. Secretary of Education said he wants to support implementation of common standards and overhaul teacher-prep rules. Rewriting NCLB wasn't tops on his list.
April 09, 2014
Evergreen State is on course to become the first state to lose its flexibility from the No Child Left Behind Act.
April 07, 2014
U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts (R) and other federal lawmakers want to "prohibit federal interference in determining state education standards and curriculum."
March 29, 2014
The U.S. secretary of education is using unprecedented power to wrest changes in American schools, correspondent John Merrow says.
March 23, 2014
On Sunday's edition of NBC's Meet the Press, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan called for college coaches' and athletic directors' pay to be tied to the academic performance of student-athletes.
March 21, 2014
The new U.S. Department of Education civil rights data collection show stark disparities among disadvantaged students in everything from discipline to advanced course-taking.
March 17, 2014
Duncan urged state officials to be patient and to "overcommunicate" with the public during the transition to the new standards and new tests.
March 17, 2014
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said states need to take a balanced approach to assessments and use common-core tests wisely without relying on them too heavily.
March 14, 2014
Research from the University of Minnesota suggests adolescents may perform better and experience fewer problems when school starts at 8:30 a.m. or later so students can get more sleep.