The U.S. Department of Education held a day-long on the issue, a Trump administration priority since the passage of bipartisan prison reform legislation last year.


Federal Title I aid to districts for disadvantaged students has grown under the Trump administration, but not all states are benefiting equally from the growth, or seeing more money at all.


U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos on Wednesday visited a Kentucky high school that is recovering from a 2018 shooting to award additional grant money meant to aid its recovery efforts.


Education leaders in Puerto Rico say ensuring students are prepared for jobs on the island is key to the U.S. territory's long-term future. But will its efforts be enough to make young people stay?


The Indiana mayor's remarks highlight how Democrats seeking the White House are particularly concerned with getting teachers on their side after waves of strikes and protests.


Supporters for curtailing racial and socioeconomic segregation in American public schools say the federal government should take an active role in funding, oversight, and in other areas.


A marathon hearing Wednesday marked the first time U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos appeared before the House education committee since Democrats won the House last November.


The National Urban League says eight states are doing a "poor" job looking out for vulnerable students under their ESSA plans, while many others are doing "sufficient" work.


The replacement of one interim education secretary with another highlights ongoing uncertainty about the U.S. territory's public schools, which educate more than 300,000 students.


The state hasn't followed the Every Students Succeeds Act's rules for testing its students and could lose funding as a result, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' team said in a letter to the Arizona officials.


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