The U.S. Department of Education has announced the Enhanced Assessments Grants program to help states study improving their current assessment systems.
U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King and the U.S. Department of Education want to see schools with less than 95% participation on assessments punished.
Former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson as the Libertarian candidate for President unsurprisingly wants to get rid of the U.S. Department of Education.
U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN) should not be surprised that the U.S. Department of Education is not implementing the Every Student Succeeds Act properly.
If U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN) truly cared about ending the “national school board” he would have let NCLB sunset instead of trying to “fix it.”
The U.S. Senate confirmed Dr. John B. King, Jr. as Secretary of Education on a 49-40 vote.
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.
Shane Vander Hart provides eight action steps a presidential candidate can do to address the involvement of the federal government in education.
With U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander’s past with the Secretary of Education nominees, John B. King should expect a love fest, not a tough confirmation process.
Apparently states would never be able to figure out what tests are not needed if not for guidance from the U.S. Department of Education and John B. King.