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By David Keene
Allowing states to innovate could reduce dependency on bureaucracy
Topic - Department Of Education
A stunning number of U.S. colleges and universities said they didn't investigate a single sexual assault on their campuses over the last five years, according to a new report released Wednesday by Sen. Claire McCaskill who said it signals many schools are in denial.
Two Republican Tennessee lawmakers have asked for an investigation into the delay of student test scores.
Gov. Bill Haslam says state education officials were simply being cautious when they initially decided to delay the release of students' assessment scores.
With tuition spiraling and educational values increasingly questioned, the Obama administration is moving to create a college ranking system that factors in student job success and earnings after college.
It has always the intention of the Obama administration to remake the American economy, and, in doing so, remake American society at large.
The Louisiana House resisted efforts Thursday to give local public school districts more freedom to choose their teaching materials.
A teacher and the assistant principal at a junior high school where a student was thrown against a wall by four classmates and later died of his injuries have been suspended pending an investigation, education authorities in a northern Mexico border state said.
Delivering a forceful argument on the role of the arts in education, Michelle Obama said Tuesday that it isn't something to be introduced after student test scores go up but is a critical element of achieving those higher test scores in the first place.
The Democratic race for South Carolina Superintendent of Education isn't as crowded as the Republican contest but it is just as heated.
Here's a look at the four Democratic candidates for state Superintendent of Education.
Parents rally to provide their children with better education and ask that Brown v. Board be enforced today.
Three-fourths of New Mexico's teachers were rated as effective or better under a new evaluation system partly based on student achievement, according to the state Department of Education.
Michigan lawmakers voted Wednesday to implement statewide standards for evaluating teachers and school administrators while also delaying their implementation a year or two.
Low-income parents scrambling to help their kids pay for college may be lured into taking on loans they can’t really repay, say some prominent education scholars.
In a story May 8, The Associated Press, relying on information from the Education Department, incorrectly reported that the Kentwood Public School district, near Grand Rapids, was one of 14 individual schools or districts being investigated for possible violations under a Supreme Court ruling that says children brought into the U.S. illegally are guaranteed the right to a public education. The Education Department said Friday that the complaints against Kentwood and 10 others had been resolved.