U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos sees dual enrollment and other programs that help high school kids earn college credit as a form of school choice, her favorite K-12 policy.
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October 19, 2017
October 16, 2017
The Trump team is really behind the eight-ball when it comes to filing top positions at the U.S. Department of Education, compared to the previous administration's pace.
October 11, 2017
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos wants to give applicants interested in school choice, STEM, workforce development, school climate, literacy, and other priorities a leg up in pursuing federal grants.
October 05, 2017
The Education Department is catching up by publishing information that was supposed to have been placed in the Federal Register when the waivers were granted between 2011 and 2016.
October 03, 2017
President Donald Trump has tapped Mitchell "Mick" Zais, the former South Carolina chief state school officer, as deputy secretary at the U.S. Department of Education.
September 29, 2017
Jim Blew, the director of Student Success California, a 50CAN affiliate, has gotten the official White House nod to lead the office of planning, evaluation, and policy analysis at the U.S. Department of Education.
September 20, 2017
Amid the Trump administration's push to slash federal red tape, educators, advocates, and parents tell the U.S. secretary of education they're worried about the effect that could have on historically overlooked groups of students.
September 19, 2017
Carlos Muñiz, only the second nominee to the Trump Education Department to have a hearing before the Senate education, addressed the Every Student Succeeds Act and transgender student rights in Tuesday testimony.
September 07, 2017
Republican and Democratic education secretaries from past administrations call on Congress to protect those who came to the U.S. illegally as children from potential deportation.
August 30, 2017
The U.S. Department of Education is contemplating changes to its signature Civil Rights Data Collection, including scaling back requirements for collecting Advanced Placement test data.