Kenneth L. Marcus, the founder and president of the Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law, was announced Thursday as President Donald Trump's nominee for the job.
The Every Student Succeeds Act is set to hit school districts this school year. But there is still a lot of confusion about the law that replaced the much-maligned No Child Left Behind Act.
The extent to which states are using their Every Student Succeeds Act plans to help align their public schools with their higher education systems and postsecondary goals is mixed, according to a new analysis.
Senators took a potshot at DeVos' boss, President Donald Trump, arguing that his remarks on Twitter have "normalized" bigotry, misogyny, and other forms of discrimination.
Mick Zais, nominated to fill the No. 2 spot at the U.S. Department of Education, has some big things in common with his would-be boss, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos.
Even though the Investing in Innovation program has been remade as the Education Innovation and Research program, and a new administration is in charge, the list of grantees includes many past winners.
The lawmakers say the U.S. territory's schools need additional funding for school repair, homeless students, and mental health services, among other things.
Chris Minnich, who has served as the executive director of the Council of Chief State School Officers for the past five years, is stepping down early next year.
Civil rights advocates are worried about the way Arizona's plan for the Every Student Succeeds Act handles transient students.
The resolutions themselves, passed on Oct. 5 in the House and on Thursday in the Senate, don't enact tax cuts by themselves. But they set the stage for potential major tax cuts in Congress.