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No Child Left Behind Rewrite Takes Another Step Forward

AP | Kimberly Hefling | Posted 02.12.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Republican-led House education committee approved a partisan bill Wednesday to update the No Child Left Behind education law, m...

House Education Panel Head Endorses Annual Student Testing

AP | Kimberly Hefling | Posted 01.22.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The chairman of the House Education and the Workforce Committee on Thursday endorsed continuing the federally required annual testi...

Ed Today: School Safety Addressed At House Education Committee Hearing; Arne Duncan's Sequestration Hype

Joy Resmovits | Posted 04.30.2013 | Politics
Joy Resmovits

House Education Panel On School Safety On Wednesday, members of the House Education & Workforce Committee mulled over ways to keep schools safe in light of the horrific Newtown, Conn. elementary school shooting, reports Politics K-12. Witnesses told the committee that "school resource officers, additional guidance counselors, and professional development for educators can help schools head off tragedies," the blog reports. But there was next to no conversation about gun control. Hmmm.

8 Ways The Government Is Grappling With Student Loans

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.30.2012 | College

Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) thinks Congress should change the law to allow borrowers to have their debt from private student loans wiped clean when fili...

Colorado Teachers, Education Officials Push Back Against TABOR

KDVR | Eli Stokols | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER - Amidst ongoing revenue shortfalls and the corresponding cycle of deep budget cuts, opponents of the Taxpayers Bill of Rights have been lookin...