The new federal spending levels approved by President Donald Trump include a $2.6 billion boost for the U.S. Department of Education. But what's the story behind that number?
What could $521 million buy you at the U.S. Department of Education, or outside the Beltway? Lots of money to pay teachers, for one thing.
The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute has an event on April 12 in Washington, D.C., that will explore where American education stands 35 years after the landmark report.
Just 13 states have yet to get the federal seal of approval, including some states with big populations, such as California and Florida.
It's hard for a cabinet secretary, or anyone who isn't in a real school building day after day, to make practical recommendations about school safety, educators and advocates say.
A change in the once-a-decade U.S. Census announced this week by the Trump administration highlights the role census information plays into education funding in Washington and elsewhere.
The Center for American Progress, a left-leaning thing tank, says progressives should help all teachers make at least $50,000 annually, call for universal free breakfast and lunch, move to a 9-to-5 school day, and more.
Some education advocates worry the White House school safety commission is just a way to stall meaningful gun control and school safety measures.
Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., the chairman of the Senate education committee, told the Associated Press he is "not a big fan" of giving teachers firearms to protect their schools.
We take a look at what the student activists behind the March For Our Lives protests are doing to get the policies they want.