Obama Administration and ED Won't Finalize Controversial Regulation in ESSA
The Obama Administration and the United States Education Department (ED) are dropping an effort to adopt a final regulation under the Every Student Succeeds Act that would have required that federal funds must “supplement and not supplant” state and local funds.
NC Experiments with Teacher Bonuses on Test Scores
Some third-grade and high school teachers in North Carolina are getting bonuses this month based on testing results. The idea was to reward teacher performance and retention in student learning and improvement.
Common Sense Urges Senate to Question DeVos’ Ed Tech Stances
The confirmation hearing for President-elect Donald Trump’s pick for education secretary, Betsy DeVos, is taking place this Wednesday, where she will answer questions about her plans on key education policy issues, including education technology.