State education departments' finance technology can cost millions to replace, but those systems are crucial for fiscal transparency and efficiency. Hawaii's is replacing its long-troubled system with a new one to go online this summer.
In an interview, the investor and philanthropist called himself "a huge supporter of teachers" and said the Trump administration is dividing Americans by repealing Obama-era education civil rights guidance.
If you put Sen. Bernie Sanders or Sen. Elizabeth Warren in a room with President Donald Trump, they might not agree on very much. But they do have something in common when it comes a federal program dedicated to charter school expansion.
The Education Department programs the president wants to consolidate into a block grant deal with English-language acquisition, charter schools, after-school activities, rural education, and more.
President Donald Trump proposes shrinking U.S. Department of Education funding by nearly 8 percent, while consolidating 29 major programs including Title I into a single, $19.4 billion "Education for the Disadvantaged" block grant.
Democrats don't like U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos. But a few Democratic candidates for president are putting an interesting twist on their attacks.
Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer released an education plan Thursday that calls for tripling federal funding for high-poverty schools, providing universal preschool, and using federal incentives to raise teacher pay.
The phrase "government schools" dates back decades to the earliest origins of the school choice movement. Here's why Trump may have used used it in his State of the Union address.
President Donald Trump is about to release his latest proposal for spending at the U.S. Department of Education.
More than half of the nation's states now have published school-level spending data, leading to ripe debates about K-12 spending patterns and student equity.