Six in 10 respondents to the annual poll by PDK International said education is "extremely" or "very important" in determining their presidential vote.
Speakers on the opening night of the 2020 Republican National Convention slammed teachers' unions for hurting children, criticized what they called discipline policies that made schools more dangerous, and talked up school choice.
President Donald Trumps list of priorities for his second term includes just two bullet points related to K-12 education.
The injunction in federal court about private school students represents a win for public school advocates in a bitter dispute over federal COVID-19 relief.
With state aid crashing, school districts will need local taxpayers' help to get them through the next recession.
Most of the Washington "insiders" surveyed by Whiteboard Advisors are optimistic about a new virus aid bill getting over the finish line, but it might take awhile yet.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture won't extend a waiver from school meal requirements that provided more flexibility to feed students during interruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Department of Homeland Security's guidance, which is nonbinding, says teachers, cafeteria workers, mental health professionals, and others are "critical infrastructure workers" in schools.
Congress and the White House dally over coronavirus relief even as federal data show schools have almost no leftover emergency aid provided by Washington in March.
The Democrats' 2020 platform calls for tripling federal aid to disadvantaged students, "more stringent guardrails" for charter schools, and it declares that education is a public good, not a commodity.