Sources say Jim Blew, director of Student Success California, a 50CAN affiliate, is a top contender to lead the office of planning, evaluation, and policy analysis.
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June 12, 2017
June 06, 2017
President Trump has tapped Peter Oppenheim to serve as an assistant secretary in the education department. And U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has named new aides for special education and higher ed.
May 18, 2017
The GAO looked at a sample of 75 federal grants. And almost all of them—69—were incomplete in some way in terms of oversight, according to the report.
May 11, 2017
At least six states plans have been deemed complete by the U.S. Department of Education.
April 20, 2017
Holly Luong Ham, who will oversee the department's office of management, is joining the list of recent appointments to work under Secretary Betsy DeVos.
April 11, 2017
Of the nine state plans released so far, at least five include—or plan to include—academic or extracurricular subjects beyond reading and math.
April 02, 2017
Carlos Muniz, who worked for former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, will serve as the agency's general counsel, if confirmed by the U.S. Senate.
March 28, 2017
President Donald Trump has proposed getting rid of the Title II program, which help districts and states pay for teacher and principal development, class-size reduction, and more.
March 27, 2017
Private and charter schools were considered the big winners in President Donald Trump's budget blueprint. The problem for some school of choice? Private and charter schools would be squeezed by the proposed cuts, just like regular public schools.
March 16, 2017
The Education Department's nearly $70 billion budget would be slashed by $9 billion, or 13 percent in the coming fiscal year under the spending plan proposed by President Donald Trump.