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February 12, 2019

School Safety and Student Privacy: Betsy DeVos Seeks to Clarify Law

The U.S. Department of Education Tuesday sought to clear up confusion about school privacy laws by releasing a new frequently-asked-questions document that puts previous guidance and technical help on the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act all in one place.

December 21, 2018

Betsy DeVos Revokes Obama Discipline Guidance Designed to Protect Students of Color

The 2014 guidance aimed at addressing disparities in school discipline involving black and Latino students had been in the Trump administration's cross hairs for some time.

December 18, 2018

Seven Big Takeaways From Trump Commission's School Safety Report

The Federal Commission on School Safety wants to get rid of Obama-era school discipline guidance, encourage districts to arm certain school personnel, make schools "harder" targets, and more.

December 16, 2018

Four Things to Watch For in the Trump School Safety Report

A federal panel led by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos in the aftermath of the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School promised to have its report out by year's end.

December 04, 2018

House Lawmakers Seek Federal Money for More School Police Officers

In addition to increasing funding for a Department of Justice policing program, the House lawmakers' bill would set aside a share of the department's grants for school resource officer pay and benefits.

November 01, 2018

The Parkland Shooting's Role in the Close Florida Senate Race

The impact of the killings of students and staff at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School could extend into the tight Florida contest that will help decide control of the U.S. Senate.

October 03, 2018

New Federal School Safety Grant Winners Include Board of Education for Parkland

The grants were awarded under the STOP School Violence Act, which was passed by Congress soon after the school shooting in Parkland, Fla., that left 17 dead.

September 13, 2018

Education Groups Tell Congress: Prohibit Federal Money From Being Used to Arm Teachers

A letter from the national teachers' unions, groups representing school principals, the National PTA, and others want it made crystal clear that money from Title IV of the Every Student Succeeds Act can't be used to arm school staff.

September 07, 2018

Democrats Seek Ban on Funding for Guns at Schools Through Spending Bill

Democrats are using just about every tool they can think of to try to stop Every Student Succeeds Act money from being used by schools to purchase firearms.

September 07, 2018

Should Federal Money Pay for Guns in Schools? Senator Demands Hearing With DeVos

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has said she will take no position on schools that seek to use Every Student Succeeds Act money for firearms, but Democrats continue to decry the idea.

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