The Nebraska Department of Education has opened up their science standards (which look a lot like the Next Generation Science Standards) for public comment.
Jane Robbins: Some of the points that former education secretary Bill Bennett made in his op/ed defending the Every Student Succeeds Act are confused.
Lynne Taylor and Kirsten Lombard point out that local control is another term that is whose meaning is twisted in an effort to actually subvert it.
Lynne Taylor and Kirsten Lombard discuss the clear and hidden meanings of school choice that is currently shaping education policy.
Congresswoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) tells McClatchy in an interview that when it comes to education “sometimes doing nothing from the federal level is good.”
States should take the time legally allowed before submitting their state accountability plan required by ESSA to solicit and and post public feedback.
Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos said this week the Every Student Succeeds Act “essentially does away with the notion of a Common Core.” No it doesn’t.
President Trump after his inauguration ordered all regulations that have not taken effect, including ESSA accountability regulations, be paused for review.
The U.S. Department of Education killed their draft rule for Title I funding in the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) known as “Supplement, Not Supplant.”
Karen Nussle, the executive director for Conservative Leaders for Education, is about 1/2 right in her advice for Secretary of Education nominee Betsy DeVos