President Donald Trump is asking for a $680 million increase to state grants for career and technical education, the largest federal program aimed at high schools.
Recently in U.S. Department of Education Category
February 11, 2020
November 29, 2018
The backlog of student-privacy complaints from parents goes back years, an audit found, and the department lacks basic controls and procedures.
November 29, 2018
But a visit to an Idaho school district by Ivanka Trump and Apple CEO Tim Cook to tout STEM initiatives prompted a small protest about the overuse of technology.
November 01, 2018
June 20, 2018
Neurocore agreed to stop making unsupported claims and end some user testimonials after losing its appeal before an ad-industry regulatory group.
April 04, 2018
Home access to digital resources is widespread, but inequities persist based on race, income, family education level, and geography, concludes a report from the U.S. Department of Education.
December 06, 2017
Personalized and competency-based learning will be key to remaking high schools, XQ Institute CEO Russlynn Ali told a gathering of education reporters.
August 22, 2017
Education Secretary invested up to $5.5 million in a company that an advertising-industry self-regulatory group found to be making unsubstantiated medical claims.
May 24, 2017
After authorizing $1.6 billion that districts could use for technology, Congress appropriated one-fourth that amount. President Trump now wants to eliminate the funds altogether.
January 24, 2017
The nominee for U.S. Secretary of Education is a major investor in Neurocore, a company that claims "proven and long-lasting" benefits for children with autism and ADHD despite limited scientific evidence.