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The possibility that the budget impasse in Illinois would extend to a second year and shut down school systems has grown stronger in recent weeks.
April 28, 2016 - Education Week
A divided high court hears oral arguments over the Obama administration’s program to give protection from deportation to unauthorized immigrants whose children are U.S. citizens.
April 26, 2016 - Education Week
Negotiators agreed to rules on key assessment issues under the Every Student Succeeds Act, but failed to reach accord on regulations covering a sticky spending issue.
April 26, 2016 - Education Week
To maximize education outcomes for students, policymakers must include practitioners in crafting policy, writes Yasmina Vinci of the National Head Start Association.
April 26, 2016 - Education Week
The Education Department and some in Congress appear on a collision course over how the Every Student Succeeds Act handles federal spending on students from low-income backgrounds.
April 19, 2016 - Education Week
With the 2016 state legislative season nearing its halfway point, testing and related issues fuel legislative debate, as well as tensions between lawmakers and state education officials.
April 19, 2016 - Education Week
GOP presidential candidate and first-term Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has slammed the Common Core State Standards and made support for charter schools and vouchers a top legislative priority.
April 18, 2016 - Education Week
Here are summaries of recent annual addresses by governors around the country.
April 12, 2016 - Education Week
Pressure stemming from the testing opt-out movement has led to some heated debate in the Empire State involving standards and the use of student scores in teacher evaluations.
April 12, 2016 - Education Week
With the field of Republican presidential candidates narrowed to three, Ohio Gov. John Kasich is the only one remaining with an extensive track record on education policy.
April 11, 2016 - Education Week

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