U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and her team are moving to revamp the Education Department.
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February 16, 2018
February 09, 2018
President Donald Trump is expected to release his latest federal spending wish list on Monday, and the U.S. Department of Education may not fare well.
January 23, 2018
Kent Talbert, who served in the U.S. Department of Education under President George W. Bush, has been tapped as a senior policy adviser to Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos.
January 23, 2018
The Trump administration is said to be seriously considering incorporating the Education Department's office of innovation and improvement into its broader office of elementary and secondary education.
January 20, 2018
A short-term federal government shutdown means a much quieter U.S. Department of Education headquarters than usual, but not much immediate effect on most school districts.
January 18, 2018
Jim Blew, Kenneth L. Marcus, and Mick Zais got the OK from the Senate education committee for positions under Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos.
January 10, 2018
States can spend their left-over School Improvement Grant money under rules outlined in the Every Student Succeeds Act, the department says.
January 04, 2018
Trump has appointed James Lynn Woodworth to the top post at the National Center for Education Statistics.
December 22, 2017
Trump Ed. Dept. Wants Improvements to ESSA Plans for California, Texas, Pennsylvania, and Two Other States
Arkansas, California, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, and Texas need to make some big improvements to their plans to implement the Every Student Succeeds Act.
December 21, 2017
The Education Department's budget request includes terms like "evidence-based," "vulnerable", and "diversity," at least three of the seven words the Center for Disease Control has been reportedly banned from using.