Asked about a debate exchange on busing and school integration, President Donald Trump suggested that he would release a new plan on the issue soon, but provided few details.
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June 26, 2019
In a radio interview, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos said that while Trump has backed her school choice efforts, "Education has clearly not been at the top of his list of priorities to address directly."
June 23, 2019
Leaked DeVos Vetting Documents From Trump Transition Note Her Opposition to His Policies, Personality
The vetting document, which was first published by Axios, included information about her support for the Common Core State Standards and her backing of other presidential candidates in 2016.
May 01, 2019
We now have two pretty different visions, one from Donald Trump and one from House Democrats, for what federal education spending should look like for fiscal 2020.
April 29, 2019
For some time, Washington observers have thought Democrats and Trump might team up to push through an infrastructure spending bill. But so far, it hasn't materialized.
April 04, 2019
Closing the border would be "a major problem" for thousands of children who are U.S. citizens but live in Mexico, and attend school in the United States, one advocate says.
March 28, 2019
President Donald Trump reversed himself on a budget proposal to cut nearly $18 million in federal funding for the Special Olympics.
March 11, 2019
The programs Trump wants to eliminate in fiscal 2020 deal with literacy, the Special Olympics, Impact Aid, and arts education, among others, for savings of $6.7 billion.
March 11, 2019
The president's 2020 spending plan would eliminate 29 programs, but separately would set aside $5 billion for K-12 scholarships funded by tax credits.
March 10, 2019
Will the president again seek education spending cuts? Will a big merger idea from last summer get revived? How will Congress react? Those are a few questions heading into fiscal 2020.