U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has made $3 million available to help districts create "weighted per-pupil funding" systems, part of an ESSA pilot available to districts for some time.
Former Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam announced the Tennessee Tutoring Corps, which will recruit college students to tutor children in an effort to prevent learning loss after extended school closures.
A legal fight over new U.S. Department of Education guidance intended to ensure all private school students benefit from coronavirus aid could take years and get ugly, experts say.
Democrats have long called for federal school infrastructure spending. During the pandemic, dozens of education groups tell Congress this aid should help schools become health care, job-training, and digital hubs.
The president said he'd "like to see schools open" where possible, although most states have closed them for the academic year, and said children seem to be doing relatively well during the coronavirus pandemic.
The Education Department outlines when and how schools must respond to reports of sexual assault and harassment under the Trump administration's interpretation of Title IX, the federal law that prohibits sex discrimination.
Lessons learned from Education Department oversight of the 2009 federal stimulus will apply to monitoring CARES Act money for mismanagement and fraud, the office of inspector general said.
A court said legislators violated the state's constitution when they passed a law that targeted specific areas to be included in the program without local consent.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said New York will work with the philanthropy on developing new online learning strategies as it continues to grapple with the crisis caused by the coronavirus.
Montana Superintendent Elsie Arntzen offers practical advice to schools that could open as early as May 7, even as she says "how they open schools and how learning takes place is up to them."