The National Education Association and the National PTA have announced a multi-million-dollar advertising campaign to support a new federal coronavirus relief package that includes designated funding for schools.
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos tells EdWeek opinion blogger Rick Hess her new competitive grants are "not even a little bit" like the Obama administration's Race to the Top program. Let's examine that claim.
As the president remains impatient to get schools open again, the nation's top epidemiologist continues to sound the alarm about making sure all reopenings are done without risking a reignition of the pandemic.
Want to help out public schools during the COVID-19 pandemic? There's a way to do that while also providing critical relief for private schools too, advocacy groups have told congressional leaders.
The selection of Lorena Orozco McElwain as director of the office of English language acquisition shakes up a long-standing tradition.
At a virtual conference focused on Michigan schools and the coronavirus pandemic, Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez blasted what he called the "abject failure" of the Trump administration on COVID-19 testing.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has granted several waivers from rules about how schools serve meals. Many groups say they need to last into next September.
The AFT's Randi Weingarten and the NEA's Lily Eskelsen García join Rep. Bobby Scott, D-Va., on the task force put together by presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt.
Senators pressed federal health officials for more guidance on the level and nature of coronavirus testing necessary to safely reopen schools and monitor the illness.
The Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions (HEROES) Act, which has little chance of passing as written, would also also provide dedicated funding to help students connect to the internet.