A look at previous federal guidance and proposals may offers clues to the Education Department's thinking as it prepares to issue spending rules under the Every Student Succeeds Act.
"Fault Lines: America's Most Segregating School District Borders" looks at student-poverty rates between adjacent districts, and examined more than 33,500 such district boundaries.
An analysis of the results from Education Next argues that it's hard to understand why members of the public are generally pleased with their local schools, given America's relative performance on international tests.
U.S. District Judge Reed O'Connor sided with Texas and 12 other state plaintiffs in his order for a temporary injunction, which bars the federal agencies from enforcing the guidance.
"On education, it is time to have school choice, merit pay for teachers, and to end the tenure policies that hurt good teachers and reward bad teachers," Trump told an audience in Milwaukee on Tuesday.
K-12 policy has been pretty far from the spotlight during the 2016 race. But to the extent Clinton's campaign has addressed it, Ann O'Leary has been front and center.
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump both discussed child care issues recently, but what has Clinton said about her own involvement in creating Early Head Start, and what are the facts to back that up?
"We want to make sure students are leaving these programs with the skills and credentials they signed up for, and with manageable student debt," Under Secretary of Education Ted Mitchell said about new EQUIP partnerships.
Several education advocacy groups have harshly criticized a Federal Bureau of Investigation program designed to prevent the spread of "violent extremism" in American schools.
For Trump, it was a noteworthy pivot to a domestic policy issue that has not been at the forefront of his campaign thus far. Clinton's response, three days after Trump's comments, was to criticize him.