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How Much Student Testing Is Too Much?

With no easy answer to education reform, Congress meets to decide whether to rewrite the No Child Left Behind act and shift the power to administer tests from the Fed to the States.

April 14, 2015
U.S. President Barack Obama meets with the Council of the Great City Schools Leadership in the Roosevelt Room of the White House March 16, 2015 in Washington, D.C. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss efforts to strengthen educational opportunities for students in city schools. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

Obama, School Officials Talk Education Goals

The White House has issued a veto threat against House Republicans’ education bill.

March 16, 2015

Tough Slog Ahead In Congress For No Child Rewrite

Can Republicans and Democrats get together to fix the education law?

February 17, 2015

Obama Shows Spunk Pushing Brave Education Plan

Aug.12 (Bloomberg) — Although President Barack Obama is on the ropes, with even some Democratic allies describing him as weak and passive, this week he showed boldness and imagination in one vital area: education. Obama backed Education Secretary Arne Duncan’s announcement that he will grant waivers to states that want to be excused from the […]

August 12, 2011

Obama proposes backup education plan

President Barack Obama’s “Plan B” for education reform, which would free states from No Child Left Behind requirements if they can prove they’re making progress, is coming under fire from Rep. George Miller (D-Calif.), the ranking member of the House Education and Labor Committee . President Obama called on Congress to pass an education overhaul […]

June 15, 2011