Republican Rep. Luke Messer of Indiana, one of the foremost champions for school choice in Congress, said he's excited for the "big and bold" education plans he foresees under President-elect Donald Trump.
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November 16, 2016
November 09, 2016
The North Carolina Republican long has been rumored to be a top candidates to replace the outgoing chairman, Rep. John Kline, R-Minn., who is retiring.
October 27, 2016
Montana Superintendent Denise Juneau, who's running for Congress, has carried on a family legacy in education that has roots on the Blackfeet reservation.
October 25, 2016
If Democrats gain control in one or both chambers, who's likely to head the key K-12 committees in Congress? And what does that mean for education policy?
October 12, 2016
Zephyr Teachout, the Democratic candidate in New York's 19th district, opposes high-stakes testing and the common core, while GOP candidate John Faso is a big charter school fan.
October 06, 2016
Denise Juneau, the Democratic Montana superintendent of public instruction who's seeking the state's at-large seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, has rejected tying tying teacher evaluations to test scores and school turnaround strategies promoted by Washington.
September 23, 2016
On Thursday, the House passed the Supporting Youth Opportunity and Preventing Delinquency Act of 2016 by a vote of 382-29. It's a proposed retooling of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act, which was first passed in 1974.
September 16, 2016
Following the House of Representative's lead, there's a new bill in the Senate to reauthorize the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act—but what's in it?
September 15, 2016
Supporting Youth Opportunity and Preventing Delinquency Act of 2016, if approved, would become the newest version of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act.
September 13, 2016
The full House approved a bill that was unanimously backed by the chamber's education committee in July, and gives states some additional flexibility when it comes to CTE.