The Education Department could be affected by a prolonged delay in formally initiating a turnover to a new presidential administration, but less so than other agencies.
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President Trump announced a 1776 Commission in September as part of his campaign against "left-wing indoctrination" in history classes.
October 01, 2020
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September 22, 2020
A new GAO report faults the Trump administration for inconsistent guidance on reopening schools and says a push for in-person learning was "misaligned with risk-based decision making."
September 22, 2020
Trump supporters are far more likely than Biden voters to report their children are attending in-person, full-time public school, says a new EdWeek Research Center survey.
September 21, 2020
The president's call for "pro-American" history classes doesn't mesh well with his 2017 executive order saying he would "preserve State and local control" over curriculum and instruction.
September 17, 2020
As the 2020 presidential election draws closer, the president has repeatedly attacked what he's called the "propaganda" that students are taught in history class and vowed steps to combat it.
August 24, 2020
President Donald Trumps list of priorities for his second term includes just two bullet points related to K-12 education.
August 12, 2020
President Donald Trump told a White House gathering that virtual learning is "not as good as being there" and said Democrats have made negotiations over virus aid for schools difficult.
July 29, 2020
For the Democratic governors of Michigan and Pennsylvania, two of the three states Trump depended on to beat Clinton in 2016, the majority of educators said their opinions had become more favorable.