The U.S. Department of Education, thanks in large part to Secretary Betsy DeVos, has been in the news quite a bit over the last year or so. So what do Americans think about the department after a banner year for coverage?


The Trump administration may turn its school choice focus to a group of students the federal government has a special responsibility for: Military-connected kids


President Donald Trump also wants to make federal money available to provide school staff with "additional training" to use firearms properly.


Advocates for school superintendents are still warning of serious consequences for schools if lawmakers decide to make certain changes to the health-care program for the poor.


President Donald Trump's comments came at a White House meeting where he heard the heartbreaking stories of school shooting survivors and of parents who have lost children in school massacres.


Both congressional Democrats and Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos are on the same page: They both want Capitol Hill to hold hearings on school shootings. What happened the last time Congress did that?


The U.S. Department of Education is more than halfway through approving state plans to implement the Every Student Succeeds Act, but not everyone is pleased with how things are going.


U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and her team are moving to revamp the Education Department.


The 2012 Republican presidential nominee and ex-Massachusetts governor has said and done plenty when it comes to public schools.


Check out the stories, videos, and more from our most recent reporting visit to Puerto Rico. Hundreds of schools could be shut down and the island's education system could soon undergo a serious overhaul.


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