During a press conference, Sen. Lamar Alexander also said he thinks no additional federal guidance is needed to help schools determine how much coronavirus testing is necessary to reopen safely this fall.
Three Democratic lawmakers told Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to get rid of her guidance about coronavirus relief and private schools, as tensions around the issue escalated.
The CDC posted long-awaited guidance on how schools should welcome students back after extended closures due to the coronavirus.
The U.S. Department of Education says a small subset of public school districts are not eligible to receive roughly $13.5 billion in CARES money earmarked for districts.
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a new $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill Friday that includes additional aid for K-12 schools, but which has little chance of becoming law.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture extended waivers so that schools can continue feeding students affected by closures due to COVID-19 through the summer months.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a "decision tree" to guide decisions about reopening schools amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The ACLU sued to block parts of new rules that govern how K-12 schools, colleges, and universities must respond to reports of sexual assault and harassment under Title IX.
The National Education Association and the National PTA have announced a multi-million-dollar advertising campaign to support a new federal coronavirus relief package that includes designated funding for schools.
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos tells EdWeek opinion blogger Rick Hess her new competitive grants are "not even a little bit" like the Obama administration's Race to the Top program. Let's examine that claim.