Congress recently passed a law that will help schools and communities cope with some of the challenges of educating children from families grappling with opioid addiction.


At least eight states are considering school climate or discipline in rating their schools under the Every Student Succeeds Act.


Four states have raised their hands for the second round of the Every Student Succeeds Act's Innovative Assessment pilot: Georgia, Hawaii, Kansas, and South Carolina.


U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, has hit his opponent Republican Sen. Ted Cruz, for wanting to take money away from public schools being the "deciding vote" in favor of DeVos' confirmation.


Democracy Forward, the American Federation of Teachers, and the Southern Poverty Law Center want to know what role, if any, gun-rights lobbying groups may have played in the debate.


The U.S. secretary of education said on a conservative think tank's podcast that young voters are ill-equipped by the K-12 system to understand and debate competing ideas.


Candidates in key races have sharply different views on school choice, education spending, immigration, and U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos.


Science tests don't have to be used for accountability purposes. But at least 19 states are choosing to make them part of their school rating systems anyway.


Sens. Sherrod Brown of Ohio and Patty Murray of Washington state highlight concerns about virtual charters' academic outcomes and management practices.


The new federal tax code includes a change to federally backed college savings plans that has some revenue implications for states that have their own plans.


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