Former U.S. Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings thinks the Obama administration's NCLB waivers do poor and minority children a disservice.

Her Wednesday speech to delegates may not have been as sharp as that of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's on Tuesday, but it likely struck a chord.

The Common Core State Standards: A state-led effort to help improve learning outcomes throughout the nation—or "Obama Core?"

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U.S. Rep. Judy Biggert, R-Ill., wants to help newer members of the House education committee learn to negotiate in a polarized political climate.

Lincoln Tamayo looks forward to a Mitt Romney presidency that would make English immersion the standard approach nationwide for teaching English-language learners.

Republican VP candidate Paul Ryan used his acceptance speech to make the case that President Obama has burdened future generations with billions in unnecessary spending.

Jeb Bush spoke yesterday about GOP Republican presidential politics, Romney, Obama, and whether he's interested in serving as Romney's education secretary.

Virginia has agreed to revise its annual academic targets to make more progress on closing the achievement gap after a firestorm of publicity surrounded its No Child Left Behind waiver plan.

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam supports a Mitt Romney presidency, but he sees wisdom in some of the education-related work of the Obama administration.

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