If parents want their children to be prepared for a diverse workforce, they should help bolster diversity in schools, U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King, Jr., told the National PTA Friday.
When it comes to putting out a comprehensive plan on K-12 education, Hillary Clinton circa 2008 was way ahead of the 2016 version. And Donald Trump is behind other recent GOP nominees on that score.
"We need to invest more in prevention than in punishment, to invest more in schools, not prisons," states U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr.
The National Education Association and Sen. Lamar Alexander have developed a good working relationship, resulting in several legislative wins, including the Every Student Succeeds Act.
The panel's top Democrat said the bill would cut or eliminate more than a dozen programs, despite bipartisan reauthorization of the Every Student Succeeds Act.
The bipartisan measure aims to better align CTE programs with the economy, focus more on disadvantaged students, and boost transparency and accountability for these programs.
The House committee that oversees education spending released legislation Wednesday that would cut the U.S. Department of Education's overall budget by $1.3 billion overall, or nearly 2 percent.
A look at some of the nuts and bolts of the proposed reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act, due for markup by a congressional committee on Thursday.
The Education Department floats regulations for states to craft their own testing models, and nails down how testing will work under the Every Student Succeeds Act in general.
The presumptive Democratic presidential nominee told members of the National Education Association she favors higher teacher pay, expanded wraparound services for students, and fixing up crumbling school facilities.