Eight organizations—representing state chiefs, parents, local superintendents, and principals as well as school social workers, counselors, and psychologists—want U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to give their members a voice when it comes to the work of the president's school safety commission.
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The Trump administration wants to push school choice for military families. But it doesn't support a proposal to use some Impact Aid funding to help expand school choice to military-connected children, an administration official told Education Week.
May 14, 2018
President Donald Trump has tapped Scott Stump, who runs "a learning solutions" company in Lincoln, Neb., as assistant secretary for career, technical, and adult education at the U.S. Department of Education.
May 13, 2018
The revamp would be aimed at grouping together employees with similar skills, as opposed to having offices focused on particular programs, said Elizabeth Hill, a department spokeswoman.
April 18, 2018
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April 04, 2018
The department's investigative office suggested new controls, like clearly marking documents that are not intended for public release and regularly training employees on the protection of confidential information.
March 20, 2018
The tussle at the federal level comes during a tense time in education labor-management relations across the country.
March 13, 2018
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March 02, 2018
Broward County Public Schools will receive a $1 million federal grant to help cope with the aftermath of the mass shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last month.
February 16, 2018
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and her team are moving to revamp the Education Department.