The new law includes a host of new transparency requirements that will give the feds, states, districts, educators, advocates and (yes) education reporters a much clearer picture of how different populations of kids are doing.
Members of the Every Student Succeeds Act negotiated rulemaking committee couldn't agree on how to ensure that federal Title I aid for low-income students does not supplant state and local money.
"Researchers are just like everyone else; we can be political too," said Pedro Noguera, a New York University education professor, during the start of the American Educational Research Association Research's centennial meeting on Friday.
Obama announced that he plans to nominate Matthew Lehrich, Amy McIntosh, and Ann Whalen to be assistant secretaries helping to run various areas of the Education Department.
Students at the Bronx Lighthouse Charter Preparatory Academy got wind of Cruz's plan, and sent a letter to the principal saying that they would walk out of Cruz's slated appearance at the school on Wednesday.
The U.S. Department of Education proposed a definition of severe cognitive disabilities under the Every Student Succeeds Act, but negotiators haven't accepted it yet.
Two members of the negotiated rulemaking committee who sometimes find themselves on opposite sides want the panel to reach agreement on Every Student Succeeds Act rules.
Despite collegial discussion, the committee hasn't reached agreement on a host of testing issues or started on what's arguably the thorniest proposal involving "supplement-not-supplant."
Yudin has been with the Education Department since 2010 in a variety of capacities. He became acting secretary of the office of special education and rehabilitative services, or OSERS, in August 2012, and was officially confirmed in that position in June 2015.
The Every Student Succeeds Act is over 1,000 pages long. And it's not exactly a thrill ride to read. Couldn't Congress have just put that thing on YouTube?