Relying on newly available data under ESSA, a local advocacy group found several districts that spend more money on wealthy students than poor students, despite the state's intentions.
Leaked DeVos Vetting Documents From Trump Transition Note Her Opposition to His Policies, Personality
The vetting document, which was first published by Axios, included information about her support for the Common Core State Standards and her backing of other presidential candidates in 2016.
On the campaign trail, Democrats seeking the 2020 presidential nomination have tackled issues like lunch shaming, school funding, and gun violence. What issues are most likely to surface in the first debate?
In addressing how federal money for disadvantaged students should supplement state and local aid, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has used a lighter touch than her predecessors in the Obama administration.
A tweet from the former president about education's role in addressing inequality and lack of opportunities drew split reactions and a chance to review his record and where K-12 stands in the political sphere.
The West Virginia House of Delegates passed its version of a sweeping education omnibus bill, which would allow the state's first charter schools.
Teachers' unions and school advocacy groups have applauded the House spending bill for the U.S. Department of Education. But there's a long way to go before final funding figures are set for key K-12 programs.
The Democratic presidential candidate's plan for her first 100 days as president if elected puts a heavy focus on executive actions, including many related to students' civil rights.
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf declared in his veto statement: "We have public schools that are structurally deteriorating, contaminated by lead, and staffed by teachers who are not appropriately paid and overstretched in their responsibilities."
The Gun-Free School Zones Act was championed by 2020 presidential contender Joe Biden, but a Kentucky Republican says it too often leaves children vulnerable.