If you were hoping for a meaty discussion of the big issues facing K-12, including testing, teacher evaluation, fixing low-performing schools, you were out of luck.
Will anyone talk about K-12 education? Will standardized testing come up? Those and other K-12 questions surround today's Democratic presidential debate between five candidates.
The Senate's ESEA rewrite includes resources for early childhood education, innovation, and literacy, but its spending bills would nix those programs.
Congressional aides are said to be burning the midnight oil in a push to get a conference report done quickly, but still produce a well-crafted bill.
The U.S. Department of Education's undersecretary covered a range of topics in a one-on-one interview at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's recent learning forum.
The toughest issue in the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act? Finding the sweet spot on accountability.
At the end of the Obama administration's second term, the Education Department is running low on both carrots and sticks.
First created in 2004, the D.C. voucher program has been the proverbial political football in Congress for years.
Experts and advocates are divided on whether Duncan's move will have a good, bad, or neutral effect on prospects of overhauling the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.
The endorsement comes despite serious misgivings from some affiliates, who were hoping a slower endorsement process would give the union more time to extract more policy promises from Clinton.