Some of the biggest achievement gaps are found in schools that are performing well otherwise, a CAP analysis finds.
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October 29, 2015
October 27, 2015
In theory at least, the deal could create more time for GOP Rep. Paul Ryan, the presumptive next House speaker, to focus on other legislation, including ESEA reauthorization.
October 26, 2015
Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan is poised to become the next Speaker of the House of Representatives. What does his record indicate what he could do regarding education policy?
October 21, 2015
The D.C. voucher program is a favorite of House Speaker John A. Boehner, and he's intent on making sure his name stays with the program even after he leaves Congress.
October 21, 2015
The biggest federal program for high schools has a lot of fans on both sides of the congressional aisle and in school districts.
October 20, 2015
The pending departure of Rep. John Boehner, R-Ohio, the speaker of the House seems to have lit a fire under negotiations on reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.
October 12, 2015
The Senate's ESEA rewrite includes resources for early childhood education, innovation, and literacy, but its spending bills would nix those programs.
October 06, 2015
First created in 2004, the D.C. voucher program has been the proverbial political football in Congress for years.
October 05, 2015
Experts and advocates are divided on whether Duncan's move will have a good, bad, or neutral effect on prospects of overhauling the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.
September 29, 2015
Civil rights groups are running radio ads aimed at lawmakers who may play a key role in rewriting the No Child Left Behind Act.