Should the department ask states to come up with their own "maximum" time during which a student is expected to become proficient? And if so, what kind of research should inform states' timelines?
The proposed ESSA accountability regulations the U.S. Department of Education released last week could make schools' transition to the new law trickier than previously expected.
If you're still reading up on the draft accountability rules for the Every Student Succeeds Act—don't worry, lots of folks are still reading the 192 pages and figuring out what they mean.
The much-anticipated rules deal with a number of complicated and often controversial topics related to school ratings, test participation, school turnaround requirements, and more.
Pre-K access, achievement gaps, and the Every Student Succeeds Act came up as advisers to the two Democratic presidential hopefuls debated education policy at the Newseum in Washington.
Proposed rules released Thursday by the Education Department include state accountability plans and what school report cards have to include under the Every Student Succeeds Act.
The federal agencies' assertion that Title IX's prohibition on sex discrimination also applies to gender identity is incorrect, says the complaint filed by Alabama, Arizona, and nine other states.
In a May 24 letter, the top two Democrats on K-12 issues in Congress told the federal department to make sure that ESSA has robust accountability language on a number of fronts.
On Tuesday, the Foundation for Excellence in Education announced that Bush, who dropped out of the presidential race last February after a poor showing in the early state races, is returning to the foundation as its chairman.
There's a lively debate about intradistrict funding gaps between schools with low levels of state and local aid and their wealthier counterparts. But is a major factor being overlooked?