The head of the Senate education committee, who is attending the Republican National Convention, says he thinks that Donald Trump would champion local control of schools and fewer regulations.
We caught up with Kathryn Gardner, a guest of a convention delegate, as she waited to board a bus for the Republican National Convention in downtown Cleveland. Here are a few thoughts she had on what Donald Trump would mean for education, common core, and more.
The funding rule in question deals with the ESSA requirement that federal funding supplement, and not supplant, state and local funding.
The list of speakers includes some folks with a background on K-12 policy, like Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin, and Chris Christie of New Jersey.
Dive into the presumptive Democratic and Republican presidential nominees' statements and positions on a range of issues, from school choice to school safety, through Education Week's online guide.
Indiana's Republican Gov. Mike Pence helped expand funding for charter schools, lift a cap on school vouchers, and make Indiana the first state to ditch the common core.
Critiques from Congress and members of the education community of proposed accountability rules under the Every Student Succeeds Act continue to crop up.
The House appropriations committee's education spending bill for fiscal 2017 boosts federal spending on special education and a new block grant, but makes cuts to or eliminates several other programs.
The U.S. Department of Education Wednesday released guidance explaining how schools and districts can use their federal funding to give students a well-rounded education.
One of the 112 members of the committee said the party's opposition comes because pre-K "inserts the state in the family relationship in the very early stages of a child's life."