America’s Kids Need a Better Education Law
This op-ed originally appeared in August 25 edition of The Washington Post.
The nation’s most sweeping education law — the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, better known as No Child...
State and Local Education Agencies “Like” Social Media
Throw out the word “mimeograph” to high school students today and you’re likely to receive a classroom full of puzzled looks. How educators and schools transmit information in and out of the...
New Flexibility for States Implementing Fast-Moving Reforms: Laying Out Our Thinking
Over the last four years, states and school districts across America have embraced an enormous set of urgent challenges with real courage: raising standards to prepare young people to compete in the...
2014 Education Budget: What’s the Bottom Line?
As Education Secretary Arne Duncan often says, budgets aren’t just numbers in a ledger – they are a reflection of our values. President Obama’s 2014 budget proposal, released today,...
In State of the Union, Obama Outlines Bold Education Proposals to Grow the Middle Class
Education was one of the main themes in President Obama's State of the Union address. Official White House photo by Pete Souza.
In a State of the Union address focused on growing a strong middle...