The Council of Chief State School Officers is expressing concern that some of the Trump team's feedback to states would actually go beyond the scope of the law.
The IDEA Full Funding Act, introduced Thursday, would ramp up Washington's budget for students with special needs.
The top Democrat on the Senate education committee is expressing dismay at a report from ProPublica that the U.S. Department of Education is rethinking its approach to civil rights.
What are the most common strategies states want to take for school improvement? Are states seeking radical new approaches under ESSA? We take a look.
Delaware, Nevada, and New Mexico must supply a detailed list of information to get their plans for the Every Student Succeeds Act approved by the U.S. Department of Education.
Stay innovative and don't turn into another group of entrenched paper pushers, the U.S. secretary of education cautions members of the nation's largest charter school organization.
There are some serious rifts in the charter community when it comes to how to react to President Donald Trump, DeVos, and their gung-ho school choice agenda.
Sources say Jim Blew, director of Student Success California, a 50CAN affiliate, is a top contender to lead the office of planning, evaluation, and policy analysis.
If the department ultimately rejects Alabama's request, it will be a signal that—even though local control is a watch-word of the Trump administration—that there are some clear limitations to that idea.
Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., said Secretary DeVos pledged that any federally backed voucher program would require participating schools to fully comply with national special education law. But what does that law say about the issue?