Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and Rep. Bobby Scott, D-Va., offered widely different takes on ESSA implementation and the federal budget in speeches to the Council of Chief State School Officers.
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The education secretary told chiefs gathered for a legislative conference that she wants to them to be in the driver's seat in implementing the Every Student Succeeds Act.
March 16, 2017
The Education Department's nearly $70 billion budget would be slashed by $9 billion, or 13 percent in the coming fiscal year under the spending plan proposed by President Donald Trump.
March 14, 2017
In a new executive order, Trump seeks recommendations from agency leaders, like Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, about looking for redundant or unnecessary programs to cut from the federal government.
March 13, 2017
Programs dealing with teacher quality and after school appear to be among those eyed for major cuts in the federal budget being prepared for fiscal 2018.
March 10, 2017
Congress may essentially get to decide whether any new Trump regulations are too much like the Obama regulations to pass muster.
March 09, 2017
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos sat on the board of Bush's foundation, until she was tapped to helm the department.
March 08, 2017
Jason Botel gave a shout-out to part of the Every Student Succeeds Act that he thinks could be useful for districts looking to expand school choice
March 07, 2017
The seven senators argued that hearings would given the Senate education committee a chance to gauge nominees' backgrounds in issues such as higher education policy.
March 06, 2017
A left-leaning Washington think tank issued a report last Friday, "Vouchers Are Not a Viable Solution for Vast Swaths of America," that examined the impact of a nationwide voucher program.