Rep. Chaka Fattah, D-Pa., who was previously a member of the House education committee, has pushed for legislation that would require states to equalize educational resources.
A new federal mapping project will help districts plan for more equitable school enrollment.
Takano favors grade-span testing, supports the federal mandate that states and schools test 95 percent of students, and thinks accountability should be entirely left up to states.
The developer and GOP presidential hopeful has hit rival candidate Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker on common core and education cuts. Are his criticisms valid?
The 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act coincides with the 40th anniversary of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, which was signed by President Gerald Ford in November 1975.
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Seven states ignored the federal higher education law's requirement to identify "at risk" and "low performing" teacher programs, some of them blatantly.
Alaska, Indiana, Maryland, New Jersey, Oregon, Tennessee, and Utah can keep their flexibility from mandates of the No Child Left Behind Act, no matter what happens with a pending rewrite of the law.
NEA culture and governance make it harder for the 3 million-member union to make an early primary endorsement for a presidential candidate.
After 41 years, FERPA is widely viewed as inadequate for addressing privacy challenges presented by the flood of digital devices, software, and apps into U.S. schools over the past decade.