- Bipartisan agreement on bill to rework No Child Left Behind Updated: Nov-20-15 4:22 am
WASHINGTON - The Bush-era No Child Left Behind education law has long been criticized as unworkable, too punitive and in need of repair. After years of trying, Congress is finally on the verge of rewriting the 2002 law.
- Outgoing education commissioner wants standards to stay high Updated: Nov-18-15 6:32 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - Outgoing Texas Education Commissioner Michael Williams has urged the Board of Education to keep state testing and academic accountability standards high.
- Grand Island Northwest school board to weigh drug testing Updated: Nov-07-15 5:33 pm
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska - Board members of Northwest High School in Grand Island will consider a proposal Monday to institute random drug testing for students who participate in extracurricular activities.
- Education chief: Don't blame teachers for test results Updated: Nov-06-15 4:14 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey - The state's education commissioner says not to blame teachers and schools for recent test scores that show most students fail to meet grade-level expectations.
- Mississippi proficiency levels dip, as expected, on new test Updated: Nov-05-15 11:11 am
JACKSON, Mississippi - Nearly half of Mississippi high school students met or exceeded expectations in English last year, while about 27 percent did so in algebra I, according to test results released Thursday.
- State education board seeks input on newly revised standards Updated: Nov-02-15 6:29 am
CLARKSVILLE, Tennessee - The Tennessee State Board of Education is seeking feedback on newly revised K-12 math and English language arts standards.