Frank Brogan, who recently stepped down as chancellor of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, has also been Florida's education commissioner, and a teacher, principal, and school superintendent.
Most states will distribute their share of the $400 million flexible funding grant through a formula rather than a competition, which means many districts will just get a small slice.
The federal voucher program is getting "stiff competition" from the city's charters and from rapidly improving public schools, a report from the think tank FutureED reports.
We've updated our tracker for the Every Student Succeeds Act to show where states' ESSA plans stand in the approval process.
In a letter, top Democrats in Congress on education and justice seek answers on how the administration plans to proceed when it comes to race-based college admissions.
What does a potential game of chicken over raising the federal debt ceiling mean for education? There are a host of politically complicated issues attached to the nation's borrowing limit.
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos sent a letter to agency staff Thursday decrying racist, anti-Semitic demonstrators in Charlottesville, Va., in the wake of last weekend's violent protests.
Many educators and organizations did not mince words in criticizing President Donald Trump's contention that "both sides" including those protesting a racist rally were to blame for the violence in Charlottesville, Va.
The states become the fifth and sixth to be approved by the U.S. Department of Education.
An annual survey by an education policy journal found that President Donald Trump polarized the public's views on education issues such as school choice and the Common Core State Standards.