Julia Keleher, the former education secretary of Puerto Rico, has been arrested by federal agents in Washington on charges related to fraud and corruption, a U.S. attorney confirmed.
Nearly two-thirds of superintendents said using the grants to help students' welfare was "extremely important," far outpacing the share who said the same about education technology.
The National Education Association endorsed Hillary Clinton over Bernie Sanders early in the last presidential election, angering some members. The union now has a new process for endorsement.
Three presidential candidates have pledged to nominate a teacher to the Education Secretary position during a National Education Association forum.
Whether or not a controversial citizenship question is excluded from the census, advocacy groups plan outreach to Latinos to ensure an accurate count that will be used to allocate federal education money.
Sen. Bernie Sanders should abandon his call for a national moratorium on new charter schools because of its impact on students of color, an advocacy group has told the Vermont independent.
An education platform from the left-leaning Center for American Progress details approaches the think tank the president should take on issues such as charter schools, teacher preparation, and race.
Asked about a debate exchange on busing and school integration, President Donald Trump suggested that he would release a new plan on the issue soon, but provided few details.
Philanthropic groups backed by billionaire activist Charles Koch have announced a new political organization and support for an education incubator inspired by Silicon Valley.
School segregation has been thrust to the center of the 2020 Democratic primary, and the recent exchange between Sen. Kamala Harris and former Vice President Joe Biden touched on a host of sensitive, decades-old issues.