In a May 24 letter, the top two Democrats on K-12 issues in Congress told the federal department to make sure that ESSA has robust accountability language on a number of fronts.
On Tuesday, the Foundation for Excellence in Education announced that Bush, who dropped out of the presidential race last February after a poor showing in the early state races, is returning to the foundation as its chairman.
There's a lively debate about intradistrict funding gaps between schools with low levels of state and local aid and their wealthier counterparts. But is a major factor being overlooked?
Clinton has proposed doubling the country's investment in Early Head Start, a federal program for infant and toddler care and education.
States reported both successes and struggles in work funded by the Race to the Top competitive-grant program, a U.S. Department of Education report says.
Just 5 percent of principals reported implementing all 12 of the School Improvement Grant transformation strategies, and on average, principals reported fully implementing six out of the 12.
The U.S. Department of Education is acting like a "national school board" in attempting to tell public schools how they should address the rights of transgender students, according to 25 Republican senators.
Republicans on the committee said the Improving Child Nutrition and Education Act of 2016 is necessary to beat back what they see as an oversized federal role in school meals
The Every Student Succeeds Act will require at least a few significant shifts for the indicators states use for student achievement and school quality, the Center for American Progress says.
A spending provision of the Every Student Succeeds Act called "supplement-not-supplant" was again under the spotlight during a Senate education committee hearing on Wednesday.