At a school visit in Maryland, the new acting head of the Education Department outlined his priorities for the year: college-completion, K-12 equity, and the teaching profession.
The front-runner for the Democratic nomination wants to restrict the use of seclusion and restraints for children with autism and other students in special education.
Students of color and students who are Syrian, Muslim, Middle Eastern, Arab, Sikh, or Jewish may feel unsafe at school in light of sensitive discussions about international events, officials in the U.S. Department of Education said.
If you thought the recent lull in K-12 talk on the presidential campaign trail meant candidates had forgotten how to throw shade when it comes to the Common Core State Standards, think again.
The new acting secretary is expecting another record high graduation rate and high-speed Internet access for more students.
Duncan's voice broke with emotion as he talked about the 16,000 children killed by gun violence across the country during his first six years as secretary of education.
What if ESSA hadn't crossed the finish line and the next president still had to deal with waivers in 2017? How would some of the White House hopefuls have handled them?
"President-Elect Ted Cruz Appoints Arne Duncan as Education Secretary" and other stories you likely won't be reading next year.
We've been pretty occupied with news and analysis of the Every Student Succeeds Act at the end of this year—and our readers have been pretty busy reading about it.
If you've been starved for any sustained discussion about public schools from any of the presidential candidates, Hillary Clinton provided some Christmas cheer earlier this week.