The junior senator from New York, Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand is a big fan of computer science and career and technical education. Gillibrand also voted for the Every Student Succeeds Act in 2015.
Democratic presidential candidates and potential contenders are rushing to embrace the Unified Teachers of Los Angles in their fight for more resources for their classrooms.
Pence will be teaching twice a week at the Immanuel Christian School, in Springfield, Va., a private, faith-based school. She'll be on the job at least through May.
Just before Christmas, federal lawmakers sent President Donald Trump the Foundations for Evidenced-Based Policymaking Act of 2017, which aims to improve how federal data is used, shared, and protected.
Rep. Jahana Hayes, D-Conn., says she puts a high priority on public education and providing more resources for teachers.
If the federal government shutdown drags on, states could find themselves in a tight spot when it comes to benefits for poor families and child-care funding.
Julian Castro, who helped broaden access to pre-kindergarten as mayor of San Antonio, announced last week that he's seeking the Democratic nomination for president.
Puerto Rico's education secretary warned that if President Donald Trump diverts disaster-recovery funds to build a U.S.-Mexico border wall, she doesn't have other money to conduct school repairs.
Groups including the American Federation of Teachers, Children's Defense Fund, and the NAACP urged the Trump administration to address "racial discrimination in school discipline."
Many teachers may have lost faith in the system, but they haven't lost hope. In a new piece for the "Big Ideas" edition, we look at where this lack of trust comes from.