President Donald Trump signed a roughly $2 trillion coronavirus aid package that includes billions to help school budgets, but falls short of what many in the education community say students and educators will need.
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March 27, 2020
March 16, 2020
President Donald Trump stepped up efforts to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus by telling people to avoid coming to school.
March 14, 2020
The House passes legislation to make it easier for more students to access meals amid spread of COVID-19, and up to 12 weeks of job-protected leave for many workers if a child's school has been closed.
February 11, 2020
If you put Sen. Bernie Sanders or Sen. Elizabeth Warren in a room with President Donald Trump, they might not agree on very much. But they do have something in common when it comes a federal program dedicated to charter school expansion.
February 11, 2020
The Education Department programs the president wants to consolidate into a block grant deal with English-language acquisition, charter schools, after-school activities, rural education, and more.
February 05, 2020
The phrase "government schools" dates back decades to the earliest origins of the school choice movement. Here's why Trump may have used used it in his State of the Union address.
February 04, 2020
In his State of the Union Address, President Donald Trump urged passage of a $5 billion federal program that would provide tax-credits to cover the cost of private school scholarships.
February 03, 2020
Trump reportedly will make a pitch for his administration's "Education Freedom Scholarships" proposal in his 2020 State of the Union speech.
January 16, 2020
President Trump will promote new guidance on school prayer Thursday, but that document will not create any new legal requirements for schools.
December 20, 2019
The bill funding the U.S. Department of Education signed by President Donald Trump marks the third straight time he has unsuccessfully sought to cut the department's overall budget.