The 84-year-old Broad is the founder of the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation, which is a strong supporter of charter schools and for more than a decade, awarded a prize to urban school systems it deemed as outstanding.
The leading Democrats on K-12 issues in Congress are not happy that U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos wants to make school choice a top priority when it comes to doling out federal grant money on a competitive basis.
During a trip to Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria, Politics K-12's Andrew Ujifusa caught up with the secretary of education, talked with José Andrés about how he plans to use schools to help feed Puerto Ricans, and saw how two schools are providing aid to those in need.
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos wants to give applicants interested in school choice, STEM, workforce development, school climate, literacy, and other priorities a leg up in pursuing federal grants.
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is headed to Oregon and Washington state this week, but it looks like she won't get a universally warm welcome.
The U.S. secretary of education' school choice agenda has hit roadblocks on Capitol Hill, but she has other levers to get states and districts to offer more schooling options.
Education insiders surveyed by a consulting group don't expect the Trump administration will get its budget cuts or enact its school choice proposals.
The Education Department is catching up by publishing information that was supposed to have been placed in the Federal Register when the waivers were granted between 2011 and 2016.
There could be room on some education issues for Democrats to strike some kind of deal with President Donald Trump, but getting there could be really difficult.
We've been following the progress of Every Student Succeeds Act plans from the 50 states and the District of Columbia, and we've got a map and more to help you out.