The National Education Associated reported that seven times more members volunteered this election season than back in 2012.
Public school policy has mostly been ignored in the race for the White House, and sadly for many of you education wonks, not much has changed. But it is voting day, so we've got a quick refresher for you on the candidates' education policies.
Over two dozen GOP members of Congress want the U.S. Department of Education to rescind its proposed spending rules for the Every Student Succeeds Act.
The proposed ESSA rules say this: "Nothing in this section should be construed to require the forced or involuntary transfer of any school personnel."
From 1951 to 1955, the FBI distributed intelligence reports about those suspected as political subversives to governors, police departments, Red Cross officials, and other prominent civic leaders.
A bipartisan group of U.S. senators wrote to the president in September criticizing proposed Education Department rules for the Every Student Succeeds Act, which passed by overwhelming margins last year.
Just like in the real presidential contest, there were sharp divides along racial lines in a mock presidential election conducted by the ed-tech company Newsela.
Both Hillary Clinton, the Democratic nominee for president, and her GOP opponent, Donald Trump, have sketched out bare-bones plans to improve the teaching profession. But neither has offered hard-and-fast details.
King plans to say that access to a low-quality early learning program is a, "false promise" and a "missed opportunity" in a speech at the University of Virginia Wednesday.
A plan proposed by the group representing state schools superintendents would avoid forcing districts to pick between four options for distributing state and local school aid.