Implementation of waivers under the No Child Left Behind Act will dominate much of U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan's second term.
The U.S. Department of Education did not pick any winners in the largest, $25 million "scale up" category.
U.S. Rep. John Kline, R-Minn., the House education committee chairman, aim to mark up a bill reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act next year, and sees room for bipartisanship on charters.
In President Obama's second term, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will oversee implementing NCLB waivers, among other big-ticket programs.
President Barack Obama, who racked up a long list of edu-accomplishments during his first term, including steering more than $100 billion to education through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and using competitive grants to spur changes to K-12 policy, has been re-elected, according to the Associated Press. Way more here. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, who has won big praise from Democrats who favor education redesign and even some Republicans, has said he wants to stick around. Obama in the White House and a divided Congress has meant two years of gridlock on education policy and spending, including the ...
Over the past two years, the split partisan control has meant a lot of sniping and not much action on big issues, including the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.
Tonight, your Politics K-12 team will be up late, late, watching edu-election returns.
Five schools in Colorado that got millions from the federal School Improvement Grant may lose those dollars after failing to move the needle on student achievement, even after two years of big financial support.
California and its districts have run into more than their share of trouble when trying to win—and keep—federal education grants.
Applications for districts in most states are due Friday. Districts in the 13 states declared federal disaster areas because of Hurricane Sandy have until Nov. 7.