The National Science Teachers Foundation is worried that the U.S. Department of Education is improperly discouraging states from using science in school accountability systems under the Every Student Succeeds Act.
The education secretary is looking at 150 regulations and 1,677 pieces of policy guidance, to see what should be tossed.
Like the Every Student Succeeds Act, the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act gives more decision-making and funding authority to states.
As the Senate health care plan is introduced, see how efforts to replace "Obamacare" could impact the nation's schools when it comes to special education funding, teacher benefits, and more.
A letter from the Congressional Black Caucus highlighted proposed Trump administration budget cuts and its decision to nix a school diversity program among the reasons for refusing another meeting with the president.
The Council of Chief State School Officers Wednesday released a list of school improvement principles that states may want to use to guide their ESSA work.
A Federal Register notice asks the education community to identify guidance and regulations that are driving up costs, or creating extra work for states, districts, and educators.
At least eight states want to use AP, IB, and dual enrollment scores to show kids are college-ready under ESSA. DeVos and company may not approve.
Lawmakers created, debated, and passed what became the Every Student Succeeds Act with significantly more transparency than how lawmakers are dealing with the current health care overhaul, but there are a couple of parallels.
Last week, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee sent out a fundraising email with the subject line, "DeVos STEALS Georgia."