Sen. Kay Hagan (D) of North Carolina announced the School Turnaround and Rewards (STAR) Act on Thursday. She hopes it will be incorporated into a more comprehensive overhaul of No Child Left Behind.
One school in Chicago shows the promise and pitfalls of a federal effort to turn around the nation's bottom-tier schools.
The case of an Ohio woman who lied so her girls could attend a better school triggers a sharp debate about equity in public education.
Wyoming lawmakers propose installing video cameras to help evaluate teachers' performance. But educators are concerned about privacy issues, among other things.
A new version of No Child Left Behind may target only the bottom 5 percent of schools for intervention. For most schools, mandates based on student test scores would be rolled back.
Education Secretary Arne Duncan took the Obama administration's plans for No Child Left Behind to Capitol Hill Wednesday. Lawmakers were pleased but also had tough questions.
Education experts say they can’t recall when so many of a district's schools have been closed. The Kansas City school district has struggled for years with declining enrollment and integration issues.
The president says schools that prioritize his agenda will get the cash. State and education officials are wary, but they need the money desperately.
A 'common' standard for K-12 education is in the works.
No Child Left Behind and Medicare expansion were bold strokes. On global warming, he moved glacially.