U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos joined President Donald Trump and other cabinet officials in a visit to hurricane-ravaged Texas and Louisiana over the weekend.
School choice programs the Trump administration wants in next year's budget haven't gotten traction, at least with House lawmakers. But those aren't the only choice plans Congress has before it.
With the plan's approval, North Dakota's educators will experience some of the nation's most dramatic changes under the Every Student Succeeds Act this fall.
The latest approvals mean 12 of the 17 state plans submitted so far for Every Student Succeeds Act implementation have been given the federal go-ahead.
He will attend St. Andrew's Episcopal School in Potomac, Md., having finished out the last school in Manhattan after his father became president in January.
The District of Columbia, Illinois, Oregon, and Tennessee are the latest to get the green light for their Every Student Succeeds Act plans from the U.S. Department of Education.
The U.S. Department of Education is contemplating changes to its signature Civil Rights Data Collection, including scaling back requirements for collecting Advanced Placement test data.
The former Minnesota congressman who headed the House education committee worries that Arizona and New Hampshire seek to get around ESSA's requirement that all students in a state take the same test.
Frank Brogan, who recently stepped down as chancellor of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, has also been Florida's education commissioner, and a teacher, principal, and school superintendent.
Most states will distribute their share of the $400 million flexible funding grant through a formula rather than a competition, which means many districts will just get a small slice.