The president's 2018 fiscal plan would cut spending for teacher development, after-school enrichment, and career and technical education, but faces an uncertain future in Congress.
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May 23, 2017
March 22, 2017
Education Week correspondent Kavitha Cardoza sat down with former U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr., who sharply criticized cuts to education programs proposed by President Donald Trump.
March 14, 2017
H.R. 610, a bill to create federally supported vouchers, is getting a lot of attention in the education community, but it faces several obstacles.
March 06, 2017
A left-leaning Washington think tank issued a report last Friday, "Vouchers Are Not a Viable Solution for Vast Swaths of America," that examined the impact of a nationwide voucher program.
July 26, 2016
Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont isn't famous for promoting school choice—but that doesn't daunt Wilson Holts, one of his fans in Philadelphia for the Democratic National Convention.
April 29, 2016
Earlier this month, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee approved the bill, which is sponsored by Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah
April 14, 2016
H.R. 4901, the Scholarships for Opportunity and Results Reauthorization Act from Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, would reauthorize the D.C. voucher program for three years.
January 28, 2016
As a White House hopeful, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz epitomizes several Republican positions regarding education, particularly when it comes to the federal government's role in public schools.
October 26, 2015
Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan is poised to become the next Speaker of the House of Representatives. What does his record indicate what he could do regarding education policy?
October 21, 2015
The D.C. voucher program is a favorite of House Speaker John A. Boehner, and he's intent on making sure his name stays with the program even after he leaves Congress.