Our most-read posts from 2017 included news about Betsy DeVos' confirmation hearings, changes to Every Student Succeeds Act guidelines, and a golden oldie: the Common Core State Standards.
Trump Ed. Dept. Wants Improvements to ESSA Plans for California, Texas, Pennsylvania, and Two Other States
Arkansas, California, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, and Texas need to make some big improvements to their plans to implement the Every Student Succeeds Act.
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act features shake-ups to how state and local taxes are treated, changes to savings plans that let them be used for private school, and more.
Overall, 67 percent of those surveyed by the Education Week Research Center had an unfavorable opinion of Trump, but 72 percent said they didn't like DeVos.
All five states have work to do on the nuts-and-bolts of their ESSA accountability plans, the Trump education department says.
The Education Department's budget request includes terms like "evidence-based," "vulnerable", and "diversity," at least three of the seven words the Center for Disease Control has been reportedly banned from using.
Millions of children and families may be left in limbo if Congress does not fund the Children's Health Insurance Program by the end of the calendar year.
Florida, Iowa, Mississippi, Missouri, Minnesota, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Virginia, and Washington, West Virginia, have some big improvements to make on their plans to implement the Every Student Succeeds Act.
Are private schools poised to benefit at the expense of low-income students, thanks to the GOP tax bill? One supporter of school choice says yes.
The Senate parliamentarian ruled that a provision in the GOP tax bill giving a tax advantage to money saved for home schooling costs violated Senate rules.