While most of the debate over Title IX, the federal law that prohibits sexual discrimination in education, has centered on colleges and universities, the new civil rights guidance will affect K-12 schools, too.
A study of 17 states finds shortcomings in their school turnaround approaches and says it can be hard to tell how states will sustain their school improvement efforts.
The Every Student Succeeds Act requires states to publish a host of new information, including data on school-by-school spending, long-term English-learners, homeless and foster students, and more.
Restraint and seclusion is controversial in the special education community; one in 100 students with special needs was restrained or secluded in the 2013-14 school year, according to federal data.
The 2020 presidential election is right around the corner. And there's a good chance that education could be a higher-profile-than-usual issue in what's shaping up to be a large and unwieldy field of potential candidates.
DeVos and her team have created a guide to help parents make better sense of the maze of data that states are required to put in their new report cards under the Every Student Succeeds Act.
The former Republican senator from Alabama had clashed repeatedly with the civil rights community over transgender students, affirmative action, immigration, and more.
With newly empowered Democrats in charge of the House education committee, expect the education secretary to testify more on Capitol Hill as she and other Trump education officials go under the microscope.
Republicans will breathe a sigh of relief if they keep the House, but it may not mean big changes for education policy, given the lack of momentum over the past years on issues like data privacy and DACA.
Which state races should you be paying attention to? What about congressional races? And what will the outcome of the election mean for the Every Student Succeeds Act and U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos?