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  • Senate, House look to update Bush-era education law story has photos
    Updated: Jul-07-15 5:20 pm

    WASHINGTON - Congress is making another run at rewriting the Bush-era No Child Left Behind education law, even as the Obama administration urges changes it says would ensure that schools are held accountable when their students are seriously lagging behind their peers in better-performing schools.

  • Obama administration: Education bills lack accountability story has photos
    Updated: Jul-06-15 8:39 pm

    WASHINGTON - The Obama administration said Monday it cannot support either the Senate or the House versions of bills being considered this week to update the Bush-era No Child Left Behind education law.

  • Trade schools have to find grads jobs, or lose financial aid story has photos
    Updated: Jul-01-15 10:45 am

    WASHINGTON - Exotic dancers hired as admissions counselors. Recruiters told to seek out "impatient" individuals who have "few people in their lives who care about them." Military personnel still recovering from brain damage told to sign on the dotted line.

  • Indiana awaits decision on waiver from federal education law 
    Updated: Jun-24-15 12:10 pm

    INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana education officials expect to know in the coming months whether the state will have continued flexibility from the requirements of federal No Child Left Behind law.

  • California tempers backlash while embracing Common Core story has photos
    Updated: Jun-22-15 12:02 pm

    SAN FRANCISCO - While the Common Core education standards provoked political backlash and testing boycotts around the country this year, the state that educates more public school children than any other - California - was conspicuously absent from the debate.

  • Gov't plan to help more students erase debt raises questions story has photos
    Updated: Jun-09-15 3:25 am

    WASHINGTON - A government plan to wipe out loans for many of the students who attended the now-disgraced for-profit Corinthian Colleges raises serious questions about whether the White House or Congress should have done more to prevent the debacle.