Overall education funding would remain stagnant, though some programs could see money restored, under a measure approved by the Senate Appropriations Committee.
A second national conference on bullying was yet another reminder of the current administration's emphasis on combating what is seen as a growing problem.
The nation's two largest teachers unions are among the top 100 donors to the 12 members of Congress who make up the powerful deficit-reduction panel, a campaign-contribution website says.
A group Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann belongs to leads opposition to acceptance of gay youths in a Minnesota school district that largely overlaps with her Congressional district.
Sen. Lamar Alexander and three colleagues announced a series of bills aimed at renewing pieces of No Child Left Behind, the current version of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.
The U.S. House of Representatives took what has become a rare step today: It passed an education bill with broad bipartisan support. But there was still a lot of drama behind the scenes.
First Lady Michelle Obama kicks off a new project for her Let's Move! campaign to curb childhood obesity.
President Barack Obama will go to an Ohio high school to make a pitch for the school construction piece of his jobs plan.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry spent much of tonight's GOP presidential candidates' debate defending his record as governor, including some issues touching on education policy.
So will Obama big jobs plan actually reinvigorate the sluggish economy? Rep. George Miller of California, the top Democrat on the House Education and the Workforce Committee, wants to know the answer to that question.