The Government Accountability Office says the U.S. Department of Education "lacks useful data" about the impact 21st Century Community Learning Center programs have on children's attendance and discipline.
The biggest state beneficiaries of the program, which is linked to revenue derived from timber harvests on federal lands, include Oregon, California, and Idaho.
The executive order seems to be a not-so-veiled shot at the Obama administration, which used federal funding to entice states to adopt the Common Core State Standards and more.
The comment came in a Fox News interview when Education Secretary Betsy DeVos was asked if she would withhold federal money from states that use the standards.
A coalition of advocacy organizations are concerned about U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos' early moves with respect to civil rights, including her pick as acting head of the office for civil rights.
The U.S. Department of Education's press secretary comes from the office of a Texas Republican member of Congress.
Since taking office, President Donald Trump has made some notable moves on K-12, but his early days look different in many respects than those of his two most immediate predecessors.
The education secretary and the American Federation of Teachers president agree the Van Wert district is great, but don't see eye-to-eye on vouchers, the budget, and more.
Holly Luong Ham, who will oversee the department's office of management, is joining the list of recent appointments to work under Secretary Betsy DeVos.
So far, 12 states and the District of Columbia have informed the U.S. Department of Education about how they'll approach accountability under the Every Student Succeeds Act.