Trump wants a roughly 50 percent cut to Title II grants to states to $1.1 billion in the 2017 fiscal year as well as other cuts for a total of $3 billion, according to media reports.
President Donald Trump has proposed getting rid of the Title II program, which help districts and states pay for teacher and principal development, class-size reduction, and more.
Private and charter schools were considered the big winners in President Donald Trump's budget blueprint. The problem for some school of choice? Private and charter schools would be squeezed by the proposed cuts, just like regular public schools.
DeVos said in an interview with a Florida television station that it should be up to states and districts to decide how frequently to test their students.
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos' second visit to a public school was met the same way as her first visit--with protests--as dozens of parents and community members sang, chanted, and held up signs criticizing the Trump administration's proposals.
Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos made big news—twice—the first time she visited a school in her new job.
Education Week correspondent Kavitha Cardoza sat down with former U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr., who sharply criticized cuts to education programs proposed by President Donald Trump.
Advocates for school districts, students in special education, and others are worried about the impact of potential cuts to Medicaid on schools.
The U.S. Secretary of Education will be going to Valencia College in Orlando, Fla., a prominent community college with a robust dual-enrollment program.
Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and Rep. Bobby Scott, D-Va., offered widely different takes on ESSA implementation and the federal budget in speeches to the Council of Chief State School Officers.