"You know what a gun-free zone is for a sicko? That's bait," the Republican presidential candidate told the crowd at a campaign stop in Vermont on Thursday.


The theme of Education Week's annual Quality Counts report is "accountability"—just in time for the arrival of the Every Student Succeeds Act.


You just can't get enough information and analysis on the Every Student Succeeds Act, or ESSA. So just for you, we have created a very special section of Education Week explaining the ins-and-outs of the newest version of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.


At a school visit in Maryland, the new acting head of the Education Department outlined his priorities for the year: college-completion, K-12 equity, and the teaching profession.


The front-runner for the Democratic nomination wants to restrict the use of seclusion and restraints for children with autism and other students in special education.


Students of color and students who are Syrian, Muslim, Middle Eastern, Arab, Sikh, or Jewish may feel unsafe at school in light of sensitive discussions about international events, officials in the U.S. Department of Education said.


If you thought the recent lull in K-12 talk on the presidential campaign trail meant candidates had forgotten how to throw shade when it comes to the Common Core State Standards, think again.


The new acting secretary is expecting another record high graduation rate and high-speed Internet access for more students.


Duncan's voice broke with emotion as he talked about the 16,000 children killed by gun violence across the country during his first six years as secretary of education.


What if ESSA hadn't crossed the finish line and the next president still had to deal with waivers in 2017? How would some of the White House hopefuls have handled them?


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