U.S. Reps. Luke Messer and Todd Rokita, both Indiana Republicans, are big fans of school choice and could seek the GOP nomination for Indiana's U.S. Senate seat in 2018.
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July 24, 2017
July 19, 2017
The legislation would cut less from the U.S. Department of Education than President Donald Trump wanted, and now moves on to the full House of Representatives.
July 18, 2017
At a hearing, Republicans and Democrats alike raise questions about whether the U.S. Department of Education is being consistent in its feedback to states on their Every Student Succeeds Act plans.
July 17, 2017
Republicans have made it clear they're concerned about Washington overreach concerning the Every Student Succeeds Act. But how do Democrats feel about what Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has done so far?
July 14, 2017
The letter, written on behalf of the National Governors Association by Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee of Washington state and Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval of Nevada, connected early education to larger issues.
July 13, 2017
The legislation lawmakers discussed on Thursday differs from the Trump administration's plan in several respects, but both plans would eliminate $2 billion in aid for teacher training.
July 12, 2017
The bill, released on Wednesday, would provide $66 billion for the U.S. Department of Education, down $2.4 billion from the current budget.
July 12, 2017
Early indications are that lawmakers aren't incredibly enthusiastic about what DeVos and President Donald Trump are proposing for Education Department spending.
June 28, 2017
We've put together a list of policy issues that the 115th Congress could at least in theory address, ranging from higher education to student data privacy.
June 22, 2017
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.