Shane Vander Hart shares five primary concerns he has about the final draft of Iowa’s Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) accountability plan.
Shane Vander Hart: President Trump’s executive order is a good step to reduce federal control in education, but does not promise that Feds will pull out.
The U.S. Senate replaces No Child Left Behind passing on a 85 to 12 vote the Every Student Succeeds Act that President Obama is expected to sign into law.
The U.S. Senate passed 81 to 17 S. 1177, the Every Child Achieves Act, a bill advocates says “fixes” No Child Left Behind while critics say it isn’t enough.
Brian Myers and Shane Vander Hart discuss the efforts to “fix” No Child Left Behind in Congress with Joy Pullmann and religious liberty with Penny Nance.
Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina said she supported Race to the Top and No Child Left Behind during her 2010 U.S. Senate campaign in California.
Congressman Steve King (R-Iowa) and U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) are asking for an appropriations rider to block further funding for Common Core.
Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal is focused on policy and discusses education, economic, monetary and foreign policy with Caffeinated Thoughts this week.
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Dept. of Education for pushing the Common Core State Standards and assessments on states.
Kathleen Porter-Magee and Sol Stern ask in the National Review why conservatives object to the Common Core State Standards. Here are six reasons.
I wanted to bring to your attention an interesting article yesterday about the rather surprising news that Iowa was not granted its No Child Left Behind waiver request. Alyson Klein for Education Week wrote: Turning down Iowa’s waiver could be a bold political move on the department’s part. First off, it’s a swing state that […]
The U.S. Department of Education denied the Iowa Department of Education’s No Child Left Behind waiver request. The catching point was over how teacher evaluations were going to be conducted. In a letter sent by the Department to Jason Glass, the director of the Iowa Department of Education, they stated: According to the information in […]