The new administration is a whole new ball game for folks in Washington pushing on behalf of public educators, the civil rights community, and K-12 funding.
After passing a preliminary bar with the U.S. Department of Education, a batch of states are ready for their Every Student Succeeds Act plans to be vetted in peer review.
The Associated Press reported Thursday that ex-Rep. Corrine Brown of Florida was convicted on 18 of the 22 counts made against her.
At least six states plans have been deemed complete by the U.S. Department of Education.
The federal aid set asides can be used for direct student services and teacher and principal development, but they're not proving particularly popular among states that have submitted ESSA plans so far.
Expanding school choice is the Trump administration's favorite K-12 policy, but the administration has yet to release a detailed proposal explaining how it plans to make that a reality.
We highlight what states want to do with respect to goals, school ratings, academic indicators, and other indicators that are a part of ESSA plans submitted by states.
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has had plenty to say over the years about the importance of paying the best teachers more—and getting rid of teachers who aren't effective.
The American Health Care Act, which the House of Representatives voted to approve, contains significant changes to Medicaid that some education-oriented groups say will harm services for children in school.
The legislation introduced Thursday to revamp the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act is similar to a bipartisan bill that passed the House last year.