Fans of bipartisan-backed school safety and mental health bills will have to find another legislative vehicle for their programs.
After a standoff that lasted two years, the Hawaii State Teachers Association approved a contract that ties evaluations and pay raises to student test scores.
Arne Duncan questioned whether Congress would ever be able to agree on rewriting No Child Left Behind if politicians couldn't agree to tighten gun control in the wake of Newtown.
The U.S. Secretary of Education endures some pointed questioning on the Obama administration's education-funding priorities at a Senate hearing on the president's proposed budget.
About $120 million in new Race to the Top funds will go to a second round of the district competition.
A new set of "action steps" from a leading civil rights organization says that the federal government can, and should, do more to ensure that school funding is equitable.
Jim Shelton, the U.S. Department of Education's assistant secretary for innovation and improvement, is to take on an even bigger role at the department early next month.
When you think of the current debates about education redesign, who do you think are key players who can really shape policy or rhetoric?
The president's budget proposal would use a new tax on tobacco products to expand federal aid for preschool programs and for a new competitive-grant program for high school overhaul.
Schools would be encouraged to expand the use of positive behavior support services, and take other steps to help address students' mental health under bipartisan bill.