Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and Rep. Bobby Scott, D-Va., offered widely different takes on ESSA implementation and the federal budget in speeches to the Council of Chief State School Officers.
Several associations representing local superintendents, teachers, lawmakers and others have sent a clear message to chief state school officers: Work with us on the Every Student Succeeds Act.
The budget proposal issued last week would include new funding designed to promote public school choice, but it's not immediately clear how that would work under the Every Student Succeeds Act.
The education secretary told chiefs gathered for a legislative conference that she wants to them to be in the driver's seat in implementing the Every Student Succeeds Act.
We know a few details about the White House's plans for education spending in fiscal 2018, but a fuller picture will emerge later this year.
President Donald Trump's proposed spending plan for education is generating a lot of controversy. We sat down to dissect what's in that blueprint, and what might happen next.
Rep. Lou Barletta, R-Pa., who helped found a "Trump Caucus," wants the White House to reconsider its plan to zero out funding for the 21st Century Community Learning Centers program.
The Education Department's nearly $70 billion budget would be slashed by $9 billion, or 13 percent in the coming fiscal year under the spending plan proposed by President Donald Trump.
In a new executive order, Trump seeks recommendations from agency leaders, like Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, about looking for redundant or unnecessary programs to cut from the federal government.
H.R. 610, a bill to create federally supported vouchers, is getting a lot of attention in the education community, but it faces several obstacles.