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.
A group called USPIE which stands for U.S. Parents Involved in Education launched a new campaign to abolish the U.S. Department of Education.
The U.S. Department of Education warned states that federal school aid may be withheld next year if less than 95% of students take fed-mandated exams.
Emmett McGroarty: A vote for the ESEA Reauthorization will be seen as affirmation of all that is wrong with federal interference in education.
The conference report for the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), now called the Every Student Succeeds Act, has been made public.