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April 15, 2014

Rural Education Advocate to Serve as Top Democrat on House K-12 Subcommittee

U.S. Rep. Dave Loebsack, an Iowan who is a major champion of rural schools, has been tapped to serve as the top Democrat on the House subcommittee that deals with K-12 policy.

April 10, 2014

How Will Early Childhood Education Play Out in the U.S. Senate?

Can the Senate education committee produce a bipartisan bill to expand pre-kindergarten? Probably not, but it sounds like Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, the chairman of the panel wants to give it a shot.

April 09, 2014

Loss of NCLB Waiver Looms for Washington State This Month

Evergreen State is on course to become the first state to lose its flexibility from the No Child Left Behind Act.

April 09, 2014

Washington State Appears Headed for Waiver Revocation, Sources Say

An official announcement could come later this month—and, if the waiver is pulled, as expected, the move would make the Evergreen State the first to lose its flexibility.

April 08, 2014

In Testimony, Arne Duncan Continues to Distance Himself From Common Core

At a congressional hearing, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan answered questions about the common core and competitive grants, while testifying about his $68.6 billion budget request for the U.S. Department of Education.

April 08, 2014

Bipartisan Charter, Research Bills Sail Through House Education Committee

With movement stalled on big, politically charged pieces of legislation, such as the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, lawmakers are instead tackling targeted issues where it's easier to garner bipartisan support.

April 07, 2014

GOP Senators: No More Money for Common Core

Ten Republican senators don't want to see another dime of federal money going to states in exchange for adopting certain academic standards.

April 07, 2014

Group Slams House Majority Leader for Lack of Charter-Funding Support

A brief from the Democrats for Education Reform criticizes U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor for not signing a letter in support of increased funding for the federal Charter School Program.

April 03, 2014

Research Measure Also Takes Subtle Jab at Common Core

A bipartisan rewrite of the Education Sciences Reform Act says that no funds can be used to "coerce [states'] curriculum or academic standards or assessments," a GOP summary says.

April 02, 2014

Bipartisan House Bill Would Make Research More Timely, Relevant

The bill would call for educators to have a seat at the table in setting research policy, bolster state longitudinal data systems, and protect student privacy.

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