Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos' memo on plans in case of a government shutdown notes that the department's approach is similar to contingency plans made in 1996, 2011, 2013, and 2016.
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January 17, 2018
January 16, 2018
The past decade of federal K-12 education redesign efforts "have not worked out as hoped," U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos said in a speech Tuesday at the American Enterprise Institute.
January 01, 2018
The threat of federal budget cuts, the prospects for school choice, the fate of the "Dreamers," and the Every Student Succeeds Act will be big things to watch.
December 28, 2017
"Congress Approves $20 Billion Voucher Program With AFT's Backing" and other education stories you likely won't see in 2018.
December 27, 2017
ESSA feedback from DeVos' team has come at a rapid pace this month, with California, New York, Pennsylvania, and Texas among the states to get critiques of their plans from the department.
December 26, 2017
Our most-read posts from 2017 included news about Betsy DeVos' confirmation hearings, changes to Every Student Succeeds Act guidelines, and a golden oldie: the Common Core State Standards.
December 21, 2017
Overall, 67 percent of those surveyed by the Education Week Research Center had an unfavorable opinion of Trump, but 72 percent said they didn't like DeVos.
December 19, 2017
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos highlighted public, charter, religious, and home schooling Tuesday in a wide-ranging summit about how to "Rethink K-12 Education."
December 13, 2017
"Educator Political Perceptions: A National Survey" is a just-released poll of the nation's educators from the Education Week Research Center.
December 07, 2017
School districts wondering about the legal implications of a major special education court case now have some help from the U.S. Department of Education.