If the GOP holds the Senate, Biden might face pressure to shift his preferences when nominating Betsy DeVos' successor.
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The teacher and principal grants also highlight how presidential administrations can make their mark on education funding in various ways.
August 27, 2020
Terris Todd, a former teacher and school administrator in the Battle Creek, Mich., schools, is the ethnic vice chair of the Michigan Republican Party.
August 24, 2020
Speakers on the opening night of the 2020 Republican National Convention slammed teachers' unions for hurting children, criticized what they called discipline policies that made schools more dangerous, and talked up school choice.
June 17, 2020
Senate Republicans' police reform bill would create a federal commission to study racial disparities in education and a range of other areas.
June 12, 2020
The Reopen Our Schools Act may not go anywhere in Congress, but it does drive home a broader political message about the pandemic and resuming traditional classes.
October 23, 2019
A Republican U.S. senator has introduced legislation to address mass violence that address how schools use the internet and active-shooter drills, among other issues.
September 19, 2019
This Congress is the first in four years to feature divided political control, and it shows in how they've approached U.S. Department of Education spending in 2019.
August 20, 2019
The annual Education Next survey of public attitudes' towards education also affirmed previous polling that there's a divide among Democrats by race over school choice.
June 17, 2019
The Gun-Free School Zones Act was championed by 2020 presidential contender Joe Biden, but a Kentucky Republican says it too often leaves children vulnerable.