U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has been thinking of tossing or tweaking Obama-era guidance that seeks to address serious discipline disparities between racial minorities and their white peers.
The department's investigative office suggested new controls, like clearly marking documents that are not intended for public release and regularly training employees on the protection of confidential information.
Trump has reportedly discussed with House Republican leaders the idea of effectively cutting some spending out of the $1.3 trillion omnibus bill he signed late last month.
The Asociación de Maestros de Puerto Rico, which represents nearly 30,000 teachers working in the U.S. territory, filed the lawsuit on Tuesday in response to a new education law signed by Gov. Ricardo Rosselló late last month.
What will ESSA look like when it really hits the classroom? Will ESSA really feel different from the No Child Left Behind Act? Those topics and more in a new Education Week report.
The pilot, which was initially one of the most buzzed about pieces of ESSA, allows states to try out new forms of testing in a handful of districts, with the goal of eventually taking them statewide.
The biggest federal pot of cash earmarked for K-12, Title I gets $15.8 billion in the recently approved fiscal 2018 budget. But how exactly will that increase work?
The new federal spending levels approved by President Donald Trump include a $2.6 billion boost for the U.S. Department of Education. But what's the story behind that number?
What could $521 million buy you at the U.S. Department of Education, or outside the Beltway? Lots of money to pay teachers, for one thing.
The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute has an event on April 12 in Washington, D.C., that will explore where American education stands 35 years after the landmark report.