Several of the already existing restrictions on U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos' authority to waive federal education law deal with school funding.
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March 24, 2020
March 19, 2020
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act would give the education secretary the power to grant "national emergency educational waivers" from the Every Student Succeeds Act and other laws.
January 31, 2020
The Education Flexibility program allows participating states to waive certain federal education requirements so that school districts can try new approaches.
December 10, 2019
Exactly four years after the Every Student Succeeds Act became law, a group of state and local education officials, teachers' unions, and tell Congress they've made great progress under the federal K-12 law.
October 28, 2019
Could one state's struggles to meet its academic goals under the Every Student Succeeds Act signal trouble in other places in the years ahead?
October 15, 2019
There's a lot to unpack in a recently rejected proposal to allow the use of ACT or SAT tests for California 11th graders, with lessons for policy makers in other states.
October 09, 2019
"We're all going to be really disappointed at the first crack at this," Assistant Secretary of Education Jim Blew said about ESSA's required per-student spending reports for each school.
September 04, 2019
The Every Student Succeeds Act requires that districts use evidence-based strategies to improve struggling schools. Administrators report challenges in meeting that requirement.
August 14, 2019
The pilot was designed to let districts combine funding streams and direct more money to at-risk students. A new report explores why there's been little interest.
August 13, 2019
A new report from several education groups says states should use career-technical education programs as school improvement tools, among other recommendations.