If Congress doesn't move on reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act this year, states are poised to get going on their own ideas on accountability and other areas.
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February 02, 2011
February 01, 2011
The new Republican chairman of the House Education and the Workforce Committee and the committee's top Democrat agree on a few basics when it comes to reauthorizing ESEA.
January 26, 2011
A day after the State of the Union speech, the education secretary and members of the Senate's "Big 8" on education policy say they want to move swiftly to make changes to the nine-year-old law.
December 20, 2010
The buzz is that education could get a much more prominent role than usual in the president's State of the Union address early next year. And lawmakers want to be ready.
December 01, 2010
In a speech to state lawmakers and education leaders, the education secretary offered a glimpse into his thoughts for the future.
November 16, 2010
NEA wants regulatory relief from some of NCLB's requirements. The union sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan asking for flexibility in key areas.
November 12, 2010
Melody Barnes, who leads President Barack Obama's Domestic Policy Council, told an audience at an Education Week event today that reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act is going to be a "top" priority in the new year.
November 09, 2010
Some are wondering whether Congress will try to move a more limited bill that fixes some of the issues with the current law.
November 03, 2010
K-12 policy is one area where Republicans and Democrats could see eye-to-eye, President Barack Obama said today.
November 02, 2010
Rep. Carol Shea-Porter, D-N.H., a member of the House Education and Labor Committee, has criticized the No Child Left Behind Act.