Private and charter schools were considered the big winners in President Donald Trump's budget blueprint. The problem for some school of choice? Private and charter schools would be squeezed by the proposed cuts, just like regular public schools.
DeVos said in an interview with a Florida television station that it should be up to states and districts to decide how frequently to test their students.
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos' second visit to a public school was met the same way as her first visit--with protests--as dozens of parents and community members sang, chanted, and held up signs criticizing the Trump administration's proposals.
Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos made big news—twice—the first time she visited a school in her new job.
Education Week correspondent Kavitha Cardoza sat down with former U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr., who sharply criticized cuts to education programs proposed by President Donald Trump.
Advocates for school districts, students in special education, and others are worried about the impact of potential cuts to Medicaid on schools.
The U.S. Secretary of Education will be going to Valencia College in Orlando, Fla., a prominent community college with a robust dual-enrollment program.
Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and Rep. Bobby Scott, D-Va., offered widely different takes on ESSA implementation and the federal budget in speeches to the Council of Chief State School Officers.
Several associations representing local superintendents, teachers, lawmakers and others have sent a clear message to chief state school officers: Work with us on the Every Student Succeeds Act.
The budget proposal issued last week would include new funding designed to promote public school choice, but it's not immediately clear how that would work under the Every Student Succeeds Act.