Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., and 33 other Democratic senators have major concerns with the direction of the civil rights enforcement under U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos.
There's barely a whisper about the Common Core standards in the 17 Every Student Succeeds Act plans that have been turned in so far.
More than two dozen experts took a look at state plans for the Every Student Succeeds Act to gauge big strengths and weaknesses.
State plans for the Every Student Succeeds Act are a gold mine for the kind of language that can seem incredibly and at times comically dense to those outside of the education field. But let's try to quantify it.
The Alliance for Excellent Education, which focuses on college-and-career readiness and students from low-income backgrounds among others, has released "equity dashboards" for five states' ESSA plans.
The National Science Teachers Foundation is worried that the U.S. Department of Education is improperly discouraging states from using science in school accountability systems under the Every Student Succeeds Act.
The education secretary is looking at 150 regulations and 1,677 pieces of policy guidance, to see what should be tossed.
Like the Every Student Succeeds Act, the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act gives more decision-making and funding authority to states.
As the Senate health care plan is introduced, see how efforts to replace "Obamacare" could impact the nation's schools when it comes to special education funding, teacher benefits, and more.
A letter from the Congressional Black Caucus highlighted proposed Trump administration budget cuts and its decision to nix a school diversity program among the reasons for refusing another meeting with the president.