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.
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July 13, 2017
July 12, 2017
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos will kick off the education department's summer reading program Wednesday at the Kennedy Center in Washington.
July 10, 2017
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.
July 09, 2017
The Trump administration is sending some very troubling signals on civil rights, dozens of House Democratic lawmakers and seven senators wrote in a recent letter to U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos.
July 06, 2017
Time already may be running out for U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to get a sweeping school choice initiative over the finish line this year.
June 30, 2017
Will this round of feedback to a fresh group of states on their Every Student Succeeds Act plans give fans of local control yet another case of heartburn?
June 29, 2017
States will get an extra year to comply with new financial transparency requirements in the Every Student Succeeds that are aimed at shining a light on school district spending.
June 27, 2017
Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., and 33 other Democratic senators have major concerns with the direction of the civil rights enforcement under U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos.
June 22, 2017
The education secretary is looking at 150 regulations and 1,677 pieces of policy guidance, to see what should be tossed.
June 22, 2017
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.