Dr. John B. King, Jr., the acting U.S. Secretary of Education, is up for a confirmation vote in the U.S. Senate later today who was a disaster for New Yorkers.
If bipartisanship brings us horrible bills like the Every Student Succeeds Act then it would have been better for Republicans to be more partisan.
President Barack Obama is doing an about face on standardized testing, he suggested that assessments should take no more than 2% of classroom time.
Private information about students is made available for use in behavioral, psychological, and social science research unrelated to academics.
It is hard to tell whether the New York Daily News editorial about John King’s appointment as Acting Secretary of Eduction was serious or if it was satire.
President Barack Obama’s selection of john B. King to replace Arne Duncan as head of the U.S. Department of Education is not an improvement.
CPAC 2015 afforded prospective 2016 candidate Jeb Bush the opportunity to blame President Obama for the problems conservatives have with Common Core.
President Barack Obama plans to highlight cybersecurity in his State of the Union Address leading off with campaign-style meeting to discuss the issue.
Eleven civil rights groups sent a letter on Tuesday urging President Obama, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, Congressional and State educational leaders to drop the test-based K-12 accountability system. They join a chorus of parents who are speaking out against the high-stakes testing culture. Here is the text of the letter. President Obama, Secretary Duncan, […]
President Barack Obama discussed education in his State of the Union Address last night. Here are his remarks preK-12 education below: …But none of it will matter unless we also equip our citizens with the skills and training to fill those jobs. And that has to start at the earliest possible age. You know, study […]