Denise Juneau, the Democratic Montana superintendent of public instruction who's seeking the state's at-large seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, has rejected tying tying teacher evaluations to test scores and school turnaround strategies promoted by Washington.
A federal audit examined 33 schools in six states and found several examples of conflicts of interest, related-party transactions, and insufficient segregation of duties—all controls designed to prevent fraud.
Last month, the department released "Supporting School Reform by Leveraging Federal Funds in a Schoolwide Program." It specifies how schools can use federal money to drive comprehensive turnaround efforts under the Every Student Succeeds Act.
Vice-presidential nominees Tim Kaine and Mike Pence have long records on education. But neither of them talked very much about them in their first and only debate, at Longwood University in Farmville, Va.
We took a look at how schools in Virginia and Indiana stacked up on the "nation's report card" during the years that Tim Kaine, the Democratic vice-presidential nominee, and Mike Pence, the Republican vice-presidential pick, were in their governors' mansions.
The National Education Association says Donald Trump's campaign rhetoric has led to an increase in school bullying. But one researcher says it's too soon to draw that conclusion
The Andrew half of Politics K-12 was on a PBS Newshour earlier this month chatting about Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, and where they stand on K-12. He was joined by Inside Higher Education's Scott Jaschik, who talked about higher educaiton issues.
School choice advocates are generally pleased that Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has released a plan to expand educational options—but that doesn't mean they don't have any concerns about his proposal.
Holton, whose husband, Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia, is Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's running mate, is Virginia's former education secretary and an ambassador of sorts for the campaign.
The U.S. Department of Education Tuesday released a blueprint to help states and districts make the most of out of more than $2 billion in federal money for teacher support, preparation, training, and more.