The Trump administration hopes governors will use 100 million new rapid COVID-19 tests to help reopen schools. The announcement comes after months of mixed messaging from the administration on the testing.
Accurate census data is tied to billions of dollars of federal education aid. A federal judge told officials this week that they can't shorten the timeline for the count.
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos said her department won't appeal a decision from a federal court that voided her controversial rule involving COVID-19 relief and private school students.
Districts across the nation this year are seeing their enrollment plummet because of the coronavirus pandemic. Some states are now considering altering their funding formulas so that the districts aren't fiscally punished.
A new GAO report faults the Trump administration for inconsistent guidance on reopening schools and says a push for in-person learning was "misaligned with risk-based decision making."
Trump supporters are far more likely than Biden voters to report their children are attending in-person, full-time public school, says a new EdWeek Research Center survey.
The president's call for "pro-American" history classes doesn't mesh well with his 2017 executive order saying he would "preserve State and local control" over curriculum and instruction.
Puerto Rico's schools struggled with basic infrastructure needs long before Hurricane Maria, but the 2017 storm made the situation worse.
A new web feature highlighted by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos aims to display data collected from state and local report cards, but it remains a work in progress.
As the 2020 presidential election draws closer, the president has repeatedly attacked what he's called the "propaganda" that students are taught in history class and vowed steps to combat it.