Thousands of students are opting out of new standardized tests aligned to the Common Core standards, defying the latest attempt by states to improve academic performance.
Federal investigators looking into Chicago Public Schools' dealings with a leadership training academy are also examining records involving an elite nonprofit group led by a powerful board comprised of movers and shakers.
Education Week - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 07:47
A trio of Republican presidential hopefuls—Sens. Ted Cruz, Rand Paul, and Marco Rubio—aren’t necessarily in lockstep with congressional education leaders on key issues.
Education Week - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 07:46
Two House education committee members demand to know why New York City’s Head Start grant was not suspended or revoked after inspections raised concerns about child safety.
Education Week - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 14:58
The compromise bill approved by the Senate education committee to overhaul the Elementary and Secondary Education Act faces other priorities awaiting debate, and is likely to draw intense partisan sparring.