It's not clear if the offers are part of U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos' plan to trim the federal footprint on K-12, since these types of buyouts aren't unique to the Trump administration.
The bill would let families use up to $10,000 from 529 college savings plans for K-12 expenses, including private school tuition, but would scrap state and local income and sales tax deductions.
Sen. Bill Cassidy, a Louisiana Republican and education committee member who prioritizes issues for children with dyslexia, is impressed with Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos' approach to the issue.
President Donald Trump beat up on former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush on the 2016 presidential campaign trail, calling him "low-energy." But a lot of people who used to work for or with Bush are at or slated to join the U.S. Department of Education
During her confirmation hearing, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos promised not to contribute to political campaigns while in office. But her husband, Dick DeVos, a businessman contributed to two Michigan political action committees, according to the Detroit News.
President Donald Trump has tapped the current director of risk management at the U.S. Agency of International Development, to be the chief financial officer at the Education Department.
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has made a point of rolling back directives from previous administration in the name of making schools' work less costly and more efficient.
Kenneth L. Marcus, the founder and president of the Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law, was announced Thursday as President Donald Trump's nominee for the job.
The Every Student Succeeds Act is set to hit school districts this school year. But there is still a lot of confusion about the law that replaced the much-maligned No Child Left Behind Act.
The extent to which states are using their Every Student Succeeds Act plans to help align their public schools with their higher education systems and postsecondary goals is mixed, according to a new analysis.