A bipartisan group of U.S. senators wrote to the president in September criticizing proposed Education Department rules for the Every Student Succeeds Act, which passed by overwhelming margins last year.
Just like in the real presidential contest, there were sharp divides along racial lines in a mock presidential election conducted by the ed-tech company Newsela.
Both Hillary Clinton, the Democratic nominee for president, and her GOP opponent, Donald Trump, have sketched out bare-bones plans to improve the teaching profession. But neither has offered hard-and-fast details.
King plans to say that access to a low-quality early learning program is a, "false promise" and a "missed opportunity" in a speech at the University of Virginia Wednesday.
A plan proposed by the group representing state schools superintendents would avoid forcing districts to pick between four options for distributing state and local school aid.
As states continue to address the Common Core State Standards in various ways, more and more people have been wondering about the common core's status nationally.
The resegregation of the nation's schools might be one of the hottest issues in education policy these days. But it's never really penetrated the 2016 presidential race.
There's little more than a week left in the 2016 presidential race, so what what are some of the latest developments relevant for education?
"School counselors fill many roles by helping students work through serious social, emotional, academic and personal challenges," Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. said in a statement announcing the expansion.
Hillary Clinton, the Democratic presidential nominee, is pitching a $500 million program to help states and schools combat bullying.