After extensive negotiations, a congressional conference committee has agreed to a final tax reform bill that could impact state and local funding and teachers' pocketbooks, as well as school choice.
Both states and Puerto Rico have some work to do to improve their plans for implementing the Every Student Succeeds Act, according to the U.S. Department of Education.
A former staffer for Virginia Rep. Bobby Scott, the top Democrat on the House education committee, alleged in news conference that he made inappropriate sexual advances to her several years ago.
U.S. Secretary Betsy DeVos and her team will be taking a second look at regulations for the part of the Every Student Succeeds Act that deals with accountability, testing, standards, and more.
Thursday marked five years since a gunman killed 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. Asked about how to prevent such incidents in the future, Sarah Huckabee Sanders responded by discussing efforts to tighten border security.
Maryland's plan to implement the Every Student Succeeds Act needs improvement when it comes to identifying low-performing schools, setting goals, and more, the U.S. Department of Education says.
Nearly every state included some sort of strategy to beef up career readiness in its plan to implement the Every Student Succeeds Act, according to
"Educator Political Perceptions: A National Survey" is a just-released poll of the nation's educators from the Education Week Research Center.
Democrats attempted unsuccessfully to restore provisions governing teacher preparation into the GOP-backed PROSPER Act, as well as grant and loan programs that involve teachers.
States fell short on setting goals, figuring how to fix struggling schools, and making school ratings systems understandable to parents, a Bellwether Education Partners analysis concluded.