Budget cuts and demands for improved student achievement test public-school administrators more than ever – but, undaunted, some scrappy innovators are passing that test with an 'A.'
Many administrators say the opportunity to direct funds to reforms has been limited or nil.
The president says schools that prioritize his agenda will get the cash. State and education officials are wary, but they need the money desperately.
The Garden State has narrowed gaps between white and black fourth-graders in both reading and math scores, according to a new analysis by the Education Department.
A 'common' standard for K-12 education is in the works.
The government did little as Generations of children were abused, according to the nearly decade-long investigation. Counseling centers report a surge in callers since the report's release.
In a $3.5 trillion spending plan released Thursday, the White House proposes $17 billion in cuts – including some items that President Bush also tried to ax.
A new government study looks at factors like income and identifies specific skills that could be challenging.
Younger students have made some encouraging gains in math, but the lack of improvement among older students raises questions about recent education reforms.