States and districts hoping to "test drive" the next generation of assessments can try, thanks to one of the most buzzed-about pieces of the Every Student Succeeds Act.
It was the second congressional hearing about the Every Student Succeeds Act in under a week featuring U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr.
The Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act was introduced by Rep. Katherine Clark, D-Mass., and Rep. Glenn Thompson, R-Pa.
U.S. Education Secretary John B. King Jr. will urge charter school leaders Tuesday to use the same innovative approach they've applied to various issues to rethink their approaches to school discipline, and to cut back on student suspensions.
Computer science education and STEM education would get extra attention and resources under a proposal released by Hillary Clinton, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee.
A new Education Commission of the States report provides states a few pointers on how they can consider expanding learning opportunities for students beyond reading and math.
So what does a draft version of the Democratic Party's policy platform say about K-12 education?
Federal lawmakers aren't slated to do anything nearly as monumental as the Every Student Succeeds Act during the rest of this session of Congress, but lawmakers might still have a few notable bills up their sleeves.
State K-12 leaders worry that the U.S. Department of Education is bent on trying to enforce the previous version of the Every Student Succeeds Act.
Testifying on Capitol Hill, John B. King Jr. tried to quell fears from House lawmakers that the proposals go beyond what the Every Student Succeeds Act allows.