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The Congressional Budget Office (CBO), which serves as the non-partisan research arm of Congress, released a report scoring the spending outlays of the Senate version of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA) reauthorization. This year’s Senate version - the Every Child...

The National School Boards Association joined a national coalition of more than 800 organizations in urging House and Senate Appropriations Committees to sustain funding levels for education and related programs within the Labor, Health & Human Services, and Education function of the federal...

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More students are graduating from High School than ever before, according to a recent Grad Nation Report from America’s Promise Alliance. You can find a...

The Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Subcommittee led by Chairman Pat Roberts (R–Kan.) held a hearing today titled A Review of Child Nutrition Programs. In two successive panels, witnesses touched on...

Introduced today by Senators John Hoeven (R-ND) and Angus King (I-Maine), the Healthy School Meals Flexibility Act offers school districts relief in meeting some of the most onerous...

While there was no real change in overall average scores from 2010 to 2014 for 8th graders in U.S. history, geography, and civics, recently released 2014 NAEP (National Assessment of Educational Progress) data show that only 18 percent of...

An English teacher from Amarillo, Texas, was honored today at the 2015 National Teacher of the Year at a White House ceremony. Shanna Peeples teaches at Palo Duro High School, where she also works as a teacher coach and mentor.

President Obama presented Peeples with her award in the Rose...

The U. S. Department of Education (ED) issued amendments revising the regulations governing the Assistance to States for the Education of Children...

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By unanimous vote, the Senate HELP Committee today reported out the Every Child Achieves Act (ECAA), as amended. The three-day mark-up of the Senate’s legislation to modernize and reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) allowed committee members to consider and debate more...

The voice of America’s school boards is being heard as the legislative process continues with today’s mark-up of the Every Child Achieves Act, the Senate HELP Committee’s proposed modernization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. On this second day of activity, issues of flexibility...

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