Although some states already allow educators to carry firearms at school, there are a host of issues for policymakers who might want to take up President Donald Trump on his push to arm teachers.
The U.S. Secretary of Education's priorities will help determine how the Education Department allocates some $500 million in competitive-grant money and pushing an agenda without new legislation.
Education Week reporters profiled a dozen outstanding district leaders all around the country for our annual Leaders to Learn From report.
After the mass shooting at a Parkland, Fla. high school last week, many are wondering what lawmakers, including those on Capitol Hill, will do to address school shootings.
President Donald Trump repeated his proposal to arm well-trained school staff to intervene in the event of a mass school shooting, earning roaring applause in a speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference.
The U.S. Department of Education, thanks in large part to Secretary Betsy DeVos, has been in the news quite a bit over the last year or so. So what do Americans think about the department after a banner year for coverage?
The Trump administration may turn its school choice focus to a group of students the federal government has a special responsibility for: Military-connected kids
President Donald Trump also wants to make federal money available to provide school staff with "additional training" to use firearms properly.
Advocates for school superintendents are still warning of serious consequences for schools if lawmakers decide to make certain changes to the health-care program for the poor.
President Donald Trump's comments came at a White House meeting where he heard the heartbreaking stories of school shooting survivors and of parents who have lost children in school massacres.