The legislation lawmakers discussed on Thursday differs from the Trump administration's plan in several respects, but both plans would eliminate $2 billion in aid for teacher training.
The head of the Senate education committee, Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., thinks Jason Botel, who is charged with implementing the law, should bone up on how the Every Student Succeeds Act limits the federal role.
The bill, released on Wednesday, would provide $66 billion for the U.S. Department of Education, down $2.4 billion from the current budget.
President Donald Trump came to Washington pledging to slash the federal workforce. He may be jumping on a train that's already left the station, at least as far as the U.S. Department of Education is concerned.
Early indications are that lawmakers aren't incredibly enthusiastic about what DeVos and President Donald Trump are proposing for Education Department spending.
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos will kick off the education department's summer reading program Wednesday at the Kennedy Center in Washington.
We've put together a snappy 58-second video that covers how federal K-12 spending would change, what the president wants to cut, and what he wants more money for.
The department has come under fire from states and their advocates for going overboard when it comes to providing feedback on ESSA plans.
What have states actually done in response to U.S. Department of Education feedback on their plans for the Every Student Succeeds Act? Here's Delaware's answer.
The U.S. secretary of education and her skeletal political staff will be spending the summer implementing the Every Student Succeeds Act, looking for regulations to cut, and more.