Appointed as the nation's first secretary of education in 1979 by President Jimmy Carter, she previously had been a federal appeals court judge and a California appeals court judge.
The Vermont senator has attracted a fair share of educators to his side, even though it's higher education, not K-12, that's featured prominently in his campaign.
Asked at a town hall event what he thinks are the top three functions of the federal government, GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump cited national security, education, and health care.
The lab is part of the U.S. Department of Education's effort to close "existing equity gaps" when it comes to teacher distribution.
The suit, by Lambda Legal, the American Civil Liberties Union, ACLU of North Carolina, and Equality North Carolina, claims that the law violates the equal protection clause of the 14th amendment to the U.S. Constitution and Title IX.
A new report explores how explores how states and the U.S. Department of Education can support new, local, and more effective approaches to Title I spending.
In many respects, officials in statehouses and state education departments are still figuring out how they'll proceed under ESSA.
Plenty of issues have gotten more ink and pixels in coverage of the Every Student Succeeds Act than parent, family, and other forms of engagement—but advocates for those issues are excited about what the law does.
Negotiated rulemaking was successful, but contentious, when negotiators wrote regulations for the No Child Left Behind Act in 2002.
As schools in Forsyth, Ga., and Corona-Norco, Calif., discovered, educators can learn a lot even from programs that don't become superstars under Investing in Innovation.