The person best positioned to make an educated guess on that question is Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., the top Republican on the Senate education committee. Alexander is the likeliest candidate to take over the helm of the Senate education committee if the chamber flips to GOP control in the fall.
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July 31, 2014
July 18, 2014
There was a ton of state activity this week, with implications for federal policy, most of it centered around ... you guessed it ... Common Core. For more, check out there good reads:
July 10, 2014
If Seattle gets the go-ahead from Duncan, it would be the first individual district in the country to get its very own waiver.
June 18, 2014
From state assessments and school turnarounds to teacher equity, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and company won't get much time to kick back and work on their tans.
June 12, 2014
The Senate committee responsible for funding education has postponed the markup up of its federal fiscal 2015 spending bill, and Republicans are angry.
June 09, 2014
Sen. Lamar Alexander sounds off on a Democratic student loan refinancing proposal and a series of executive actions to cap student loan interest rates.
May 09, 2014
A study finds that NCLB created pressure to eliminate bilingual education and one of its authors says common core may do the same.
April 30, 2014
Increasingly, testing opponents are casting the Common Core State Standards as the cause of the standardized testing burden in public schools. But that claim is inaccurate.
April 01, 2014
At Education Week's "Leaders to Learn From" live event in Washington, top federal policymakers discussed their role in school improvement.
April 01, 2014
Michael V. McGill of Scarsdale Public Schools, New York responds to Edmund W. Gordon and emphasizes: the "science" of measurement adds value to education only when it's applied in a spirit of humility and guided by sound human judgment.