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Some Details on the Senate-Proposed ESEA Reauthorization

Mercedes Schneider | Posted 06.13.2015 | Education
Mercedes Schneider

In the Alexander-Murray reauthorization, assessments continue to eat up a notable portion of state education budgets. However, the language allows for states to seriously reduce testing time from that which is required of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) consortium tests.

Whither Bipartisanship In Education Policy?

Joy Resmovits | Posted 03.16.2013 | Education
Joy Resmovits

One upon a time, education was known as a bipartisan issue in Congress. The passage of No Child Left Behind, for example, was heralded by Democrats like Ted Kennedy and George Miller, as well as Republicans like John Boehner and former President George W. Bush.

Hayley Miller

No Child Left Behind Revision Moves One Step Closer To Law

HuffingtonPost.com | Hayley Miller | Posted 12.21.2011 | Education

WASHINGTON -- The Senate education committee completed a bipartisan markup revising the No Child Left Behind Act on Thursday evening. After 13 hours o...

Joy Resmovits

WATCH: 'I'll Tell You What A Tragedy Is'

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 12.19.2011 | Education

WASHINGTON -- Debate over the No Child Left Behind revision hit the Senate floor earlier than expected on Wednesday after Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) buste...

Kentucky Bill Aims To Reward Math And Science Teachers With Extra Cash

AP | Bruce Schreiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) -- A bill seeking to reward Kentucky teachers with extra money for guiding students through advanced math and science classes won ...

Colorado Education Reform Bill Moves Through Senate With Few Amendments

Education News Colorado | Todd Engdahl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The Senate Thursday gave preliminary approval to the Senate Bill 10-191, the educator effectiveness bill, after more than six hours of debate on a bli...