The Senate proposal, which would keep overall Education Department funding virtually flat at $71.4 billion, differs dramatically from what House Democrats passed earlier this year.
The share of the federal budget that goes towards children, including education spending, dipped to just below 2 percent of the nation's gross domestic product in 2018.
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders promoted a video of striking West Virginia teachers Tuesday as presidential candidates continued to push for national union endorsements. Sanders has called for higher teachers' salaries, which are typically set at the state and local levels.
Former Vice President Joe Biden caused some eyebrow raising when, in answering a debate question about race, he mentioned record players and the number of words a young child hears at home. Here's some background on the word gap.
Democratic presidential candidates debating in Houston Thursday had the most extensive talk of K-12 education so far, answering questions about charter schools, equity, and school funding.
Education and civil rights groups are pushing Democratic presidential candidates to discuss K-12 issues like student rights, funding equity, and teacher pay.
The Food and Drug Administration will move to rein in sales of flavored e-cigarette products as schools scramble to address growing student use, President Donald Trump announced on Wednesday.
Education advocacy groups have panned a plan to divert money from military schools to help build a wall at the nation's southern border.
Parents value disaggregated education data, a new poll finds. And, in an accompanying poll, teachers said they review data during their personal time to inform their teaching.
The Colorado senator, former superintendent and current Democratic presidential candidate, calls for universal pre-kindergarten and free community college in his newly released education plan.