The Obama administration's political appointees may have cleaned out their desks six months ago or more. But that doesn't mean that they have stopped working on K-12 policy.
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August 14, 2017
August 08, 2017
Acting assistant secretary of elementary and secondary education Jason Botel may not hold that title much longer, sources say.
July 12, 2017
President Donald Trump came to Washington pledging to slash the federal workforce. He may be jumping on a train that's already left the station, at least as far as the U.S. Department of Education is concerned.
June 12, 2017
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.
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.