The report suggests when it comes to using evidence to improve schools under Every Student Succeeds Act, the most demanding option may not always be the best one for state and local education leaders.

More than 9.3 million U.S. students attended a rural school last year. A new report examines factors that affect them like poverty, academic achievement, and diversity.

Governors' races in Kentucky and Mississippi took center stage, testing the political muscle of teacher activists and yielding possible policy implications for everything from public employee pensions to teacher pay.

Democratic presidential candidates like to say they support universal prekindergarten programs, but what about early-learning programs that already exist?

Schools that have welcomed students relocating from Puerto Rico after devastating storms in 2017 are not receiving their fair share of federal aid, a bipartisan group of federal lawmakers says.

Voters in three southern states will head to the polls for governors races that have shined a spotlight on educator activism, school funding, and teacher pay.

For the second straight year, Betsy DeVos lauded Florida for its performance on the National Assessment of Educational Progress. But when it comes to the state's 2019 scores, is that praise from DeVos justified?

Illinois today released its school-by-school spending numbers, a new requirement under ESSA, in a way that experts say other states can learn from.

Could one state's struggles to meet its academic goals under the Every Student Succeeds Act signal trouble in other places in the years ahead?

Tax-credit scholarship programs in 17 states collected $1.1 billion in contributions in 2017, a new analysis from the GAO finds.

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