Democrats are hoping to delay a confirmation hearing for President-elect Donald Trump's pick for education secretary, Betsy DeVos, until her paperwork has been cleared by the congressional Office of Government Ethics.
President Barack Obama's handling of teacher evaluations, content standards, and testing were among the topics of discussion on the public television news program.
Six Senate Democrats have a message for President-elect Donald Trump's nominee for education secretary with her confirmation hearing coming up: You owe us a lot of information.
Goad took temporary leave from Rep. Luke Messer, R-Ind.'s office last year to help the Trump campaign with education issues, including a $20 billion school choice proposal.
On Wednesday, the House passed the Midnight Rule Relief Act, which would amend the Congressional Review Act, the second such House GOP vote in two months.
There isn't huge turnover, but the additions include two newly elected senators who will join the committee, one a Democrat and one a Republican.
The former education secretary's comments come amid worries that the incoming Trump administration won't be as aggressive as the Obama administration in standing up for students' civil rights.
This year's edition of Quality Counts takes a look at where ESSA implementation stands when it comes to testing, accountability, funding, and more.
The first part of the year will tell us a lot about where the president elect wants to go on education and the priority he places on the issue.
Catherine E. Lhamon, the Education Department's current assistant secretary for civil rights, was appointed by President Obama to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights in December and was selected by its members to be chairwoman.