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January 07, 2015

Where Do Special Education Groups Stand on Annual NCLB Tests?

Special education organizations join the debate having lost two of their biggest champions on Capitol Hill, when Rep. George Miller, D-Calif., and Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, retired.

January 07, 2015

Where Do Special Education Groups Stand on Annual NCLB Tests?

Special education organizations join the debate having lost two of their biggest champions on Capitol Hill, when Rep. George Miller, D-Calif., and Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, retired.

August 05, 2014

Education Department Nominees Stuck Waiting for Congressional Confirmation

Congress left town for its August recess last week without filling a number of key positions at the U.S. Department of Education. That means some folks are stuck with "acting" at the start of their title, and other positions are just plain vacant.

August 05, 2014

Education Department Nominees Stuck Waiting for Congressional Confirmation

Congress left town for its August recess last week without filling a number of key positions at the U.S. Department of Education. That means some folks are stuck with "acting" at the start of their title, and other positions are just plain vacant.

June 25, 2014

Senate to Vote on Workforce Training Bill; Harkin Unveils Higher Education Plans

The bipartisan workforce training bill is scheduled for a vote in the Senate, and Senate Democrats plan to unveil their proposal to reauthorize the Higher Education Act.

June 25, 2014

Senate to Vote on Workforce Training Bill; Harkin Unveils Higher Education Plans

The bipartisan workforce training bill is scheduled for a vote in the Senate, and Senate Democrats plan to unveil their proposal to reauthorize the Higher Education Act.

May 22, 2014

Clash in Congress Continues Over School Meal Rules

Senate panel's amendment includes a plan to provide training for schools to comply with student nutrition standards.

May 22, 2014

Clash in Congress Continues Over School Meal Rules

Senate panel's amendment includes a plan to provide training for schools to comply with student nutrition standards.

February 06, 2014

Harkin: A High-Quality Early-Education Program Will Cost Money

Federal early-childhood education programs aren't doing nearly enough to meet a tidal wave of demand at the state level, Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, said at a congressional hearing.

February 06, 2014

Harkin: A High-Quality Early-Education Program Will Cost Money

Federal early-childhood education programs aren't doing nearly enough to meet a tidal wave of demand at the state level, Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, said at a congressional hearing.

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