Our most-read posts from 2017 included news about Betsy DeVos' confirmation hearings, changes to Every Student Succeeds Act guidelines, and a golden oldie: the Common Core State Standards.
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December 26, 2017
December 22, 2017
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act features shake-ups to how state and local taxes are treated, changes to savings plans that let them be used for private school, and more.
December 14, 2017
Thursday marked five years since a gunman killed 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. Asked about how to prevent such incidents in the future, Sarah Huckabee Sanders responded by discussing efforts to tighten border security.
December 13, 2017
"Educator Political Perceptions: A National Survey" is a just-released poll of the nation's educators from the Education Week Research Center.
November 09, 2017
Tim Kelly, the pick for assistant secretary for career and technical education, authored a personal blog that, among other things, made pointed statements about Muslims, Head Start parents, and federal efforts to recruit women into the sciences.
November 07, 2017
As a candidate, now-President Donald Trump pledged a huge new school choice initiative, a slimmed down Education Department, the end of the common core, and more.
October 19, 2017
The Trump administration wants $1 billion for a new education savings account program for military families living on bases, according to a report from a news and opinion organization run by several high-profile former staffers from President Barack Obama's administration, among others.
October 16, 2017
The Heritage Foundation almost stopped the Every Student Succeeds Act from becoming law and has been skeptical of some Republicans ideas to expand school choice.
October 05, 2017
There could be room on some education issues for Democrats to strike some kind of deal with President Donald Trump, but getting there could be really difficult.
September 29, 2017
Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price advocated for turning over control of Head Start programs to several states while serving in Congress.