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Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN), Chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee (HELP), released his draft bill, Every Child Ready for College or Career Act of 2015, late Tuesday to amend and replace the...

Senator Patty Murray, Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee Ranking Member, spoke on the floor of the U.S. Senate today, outlining priorities to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), and fix what is broken in No Child Left Behind. “It is time to...

On January 15, Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, Rochester City School and Cisco Systems, Inc., in conjunction with the Council of Urban Boards of Education (CUBE) and the Council of Great City Schools, will provide school districts across the county an opportunity to participate in a rich...

President Barack Obama today spoke at the Federal Trade Commission in Washington D.C. to propose legislation aimed at data privacy protections, and to call for the passing of the Student Digital Privacy Act which will limit how student data is collected and used, preventing it from being sold to...

As anticipated, U.S. Department of Education (ED) Secretary Duncan today formally voiced his position on the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB), calling for its repeal and replacement. This important act reauthorized the long standing Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA)....

Education Week recently released its 19th annual edition of Quality Counts complete with state by state grades and data in six areas of educational policy and performance. Education Week Research Center...

In an effort to remind states, school districts, and schools of their legal obligations to ensure all students have equal access to a high-quality education, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) and Department of Justice today issued guidance specifically addressing English learner students and...

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Kansas Governor Sam Brownback and members of the Kansas Association of School Boards (KASB) Board of Directors recently showed their support for our nation’s public schools by wearing "Stand Up 4 Public Schools" wristbands during the Governor's signing of a...

Each year the National School Boards Association’s (NSBA’s) Technology Leadership Network (TLN) highlights six companies with innovative solutions that positively impact one of four key areas of the K-12 enterprise: Teaching and learning, Administrative operations, Parental outreach, and...

U.S. President Obama convened the White House Summit on Early Education last week to reinforce his message about the importance of quality early childhood education.  "...

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