In her prepared remarks to the National School Boards Association, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos also stressed that the Trump administration's school safety commission report was a guide, not a mandate.
The guidance from DeVos addresses a part of federal law that requires federal education money be used to supplement state and local funding, not supplant it.
Democrats say the shutdown imperils the federal program that pays for school meals for low-income students, as pressure builds around the issue in the education community.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos made those remarks at a Heritage Foundation event. But some choice proposals have met resistance from congressional Republicans and conservative organizations, including Heritage.
Should schools named after men like Strom Thurmond and schools named for Confederates like Robert E. Lee be lumped together? What does a school name signal to students? We explore these and other questions in a new reporting project.
Almost every state is rating schools in part on student growth in test-scores under the Every Student Succeeds Act. But that doesn't look the same everywhere, according to a new report.
Carlos Muñiz, who has been heading up the general counsel's office at the U.S. Department of Education, has been appointed to the Florida Supreme Court.
Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., who has spoken about the link between education and public safety, announced Monday that she's joining the crowded Democratic presidential field
At an event aimed at encouraging youth entrepreneurship, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said schools need to do a better job of helping children explore different types of careers.
Lots of people think geography and family background shouldn't determine a child's education or opportunities. So what's the best way to make sure ZIP codes aren't destiny?