The federal aid set asides can be used for direct student services and teacher and principal development, but they're not proving particularly popular among states that have submitted ESSA plans so far.
Expanding school choice is the Trump administration's favorite K-12 policy, but the administration has yet to release a detailed proposal explaining how it plans to make that a reality.
We highlight what states want to do with respect to goals, school ratings, academic indicators, and other indicators that are a part of ESSA plans submitted by states.
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has had plenty to say over the years about the importance of paying the best teachers more—and getting rid of teachers who aren't effective.
The American Health Care Act, which the House of Representatives voted to approve, contains significant changes to Medicaid that some education-oriented groups say will harm services for children in school.
The legislation introduced Thursday to revamp the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act is similar to a bipartisan bill that passed the House last year.
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos hasn't been up to Capitol Hill to testify on the Trump administration's budget yet. But when she does, she may want to take some cues from her predecessor, Terrel H. Bell.
The president praised a District of Columbia voucher program for its high graduation rate, but left out a recent study casting doubt on its impact on students' academic achievement.
Lawmakers are allowing states to distribute funds for the Student Support and Academic Enrichment grants competitively, instead of by formula.
In the proposed deal covering the rest of fiscal 2017 through September, after-school programs would get an increase, but teacher development grants would see a notable cut.