Democrats are hoping to capitalize on interest in repairing and upgrading school facilities by moving the bill along quickly, but it still faces a difficult path ahead.
Proposals to expand services providing child care and early learning could be a popular go-to for Democrats as the presidential primary campaign heats up.
Could a president declare a national emergency on the achievement gap? Teacher shortages? Or the long-term economic impact of not preparing enough students for the jobs of the future?
The island's teachers' union says decisions about changing traditional public schools to charters are being made in the dark, but the education secretary says that's a misinterpretation of the process.
More than $500 million in funding for construction projects at schools serving the children of military personnel could be in jeopardy, says an analysis circulated by the House Appropriations Committee.
Medicaid spending is the third-largest source of federal funds for K-12, but a national group representing superintendents says the program can do better.
Sen. Bernie Sanders Said 'Teachers Are Taking on the Right-Wing Establishment.' Now He's Running for President.
Sen. Bernie Sanders, an Independent from Vermont, who made college-debt a centerpiece of his ultimately unsuccessful 2016 campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination, announced that he's running for president, again.
Ten years ago this week, then-President Barack Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, which included education funding that amounts to almost double the U.S. Department of Education's budget.
Former Mass. Gov. Bill Weld, an Early Champion of High Standards, Seeks to Challenge Trump for GOP Nomination
As governor of Massachusetts, Weld signed the state's landmark Education Reform Act, which sought to bolster standards and accountability while providing a substantial boost to public schools spending
The nonprofit group Education Leads Home analyzed data from 26 states and found that 64 percent of homeless students graduate from high school, compared to a national average of 77.6 percent for low-income students, and 84.1 percent for all students.