U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos sent a letter to agency staff Thursday decrying racist, anti-Semitic demonstrators in Charlottesville, Va., in the wake of last weekend's violent protests.
Many educators and organizations did not mince words in criticizing President Donald Trump's contention that "both sides" including those protesting a racist rally were to blame for the violence in Charlottesville, Va.
The states become the fifth and sixth to be approved by the U.S. Department of Education.
An annual survey by an education policy journal found that President Donald Trump polarized the public's views on education issues such as school choice and the Common Core State Standards.
Every single one of the seventeen plans for ESSA have been turned have gotten feedback from U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos' team.
The Obama administration's political appointees may have cleaned out their desks six months ago or more. But that doesn't mean that they have stopped working on K-12 policy.
There are concerns that DeVos' investment in the company signals that the secretary isn't firmly committed to high standards of scientific research.
Arizona, North Dakota, and Vermont will have to make changes to their ESSA plans on a range of issues, including accountability, low-performing schools, and more.
The Trump Education Department has given four states the green light on their plans to implement the Every Student Succeeds Act.
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