Inside The Law

Parent Trigger Law Taking Effect

Lawmakers Consider Early Graduation Policies

Offering incentives to high school students to complete their courses early is an idea popping up around the country.

Tucson Grapples With Ethnic Studies Ban

Tucson Unified School District under fire for ethnic studies courses.

Competitive vs. Formula Grants Battle it out for 2012 Ed Spending

With the U.S. Department of Education receiving a minimal increase in allotted spending, the House and Senate have begun debates as to how the money will be spent.

What is the Future of the DOE?

The federal Department of Education has been a source of criticism on the GOP presidential campaign trail.

Race to the Top’s New Early Learning Endeavor

This summer, the U.S. Department of Education has teamed up with the Department of Health and Human Services to invest in early childhood learning.

Will NCLB Regulatory Relief Come in Time?

Educators wonder what NCLB provisions will be lifted, what reform models districts will have to comply with, and whether relief will be approved before the start of school.

Two Consortia of States Win Race to the Top Funds

The U.S. Department of Education has earmarked $350 million in Race to the Top grants for states to develop new assessments for the Common Core Standards.

Voucher Programs Losing Steam in School Choice Debate

Tuition voucher program support has been withering under the Obama administration as it phases out the D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program.

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