Julia Keleher is leaving her position as Puerto Rico's top K-12 official, but will serve as an adviser at the island's education department to help with the leadership transition and ongoing policy changes.
The organizations argue that asking a question about citizenship will disaude people in immigrant communities from responding to the census, potentially leaving their schools with fewer resources
President Donald Trump reversed himself on a budget proposal to cut nearly $18 million in federal funding for the Special Olympics.
This is the third year that the Trump administration has proposed big K-12 cuts. And, for two years, lawmakers rejected them, even Republicans controlled both houses of Congress.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., said schools serving large shares of low-income students are in particular need of improvements.
States are supposed to wait for the federal OK before they implement changes to their ESSA plans. But what happens if they jump the gun, as it appears New Mexico may have?
Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos faced off with House Democrats at a hearing where lawmakers pressed her on school choice, the president's proposed K-12 funding cuts, and more.
States and districts are starting to flag schools where subgroups of students are underperforming under the Every Student Succeeds Act. But advocates are concerned that they might miss some schools that need serious help because of the way their ESSA plans are designed.
Under the plan, states would work with the federal government to gradually give teachers a pay raise, with a special emphasis on high-needs schools, the Harris campaign says.
Presidential hopeful Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., made her first policy pitch on the campaign trail Saturday: A new federal program to boost teacher pay.