An exchange between two of the top-tier candidates for president highlighted how segregation in education could prove to be a potent issue in the Democratic Party's 2020 primary.
Wisconsin is one of a handful of states where how much schools will get this fall is still being debated in the state capitol.
The 2018 school shooting in Parkland, Fla., sparked conversations about gun laws at the Democratic presidential debate Wednesday night. Candidates praised youth activism that started days after that attack and noted that gun violence isn't limited to school shootings.
In a radio interview, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos said that while Trump has backed her school choice efforts, "Education has clearly not been at the top of his list of priorities to address directly."
Beto O'Rourke, a former Texas congressman, participated in an American Federation of Teachers town hall in Miami as part of the union's ongoing public forums featuring 2020 Democratic presidential candidates.
A report from UCLA examined whether state lawmakers addressed education issues in a systemic or targeted way.
Relying on newly available data under ESSA, a local advocacy group found several districts that spend more money on wealthy students than poor students, despite the state's intentions.
Leaked DeVos Vetting Documents From Trump Transition Note Her Opposition to His Policies, Personality
The vetting document, which was first published by Axios, included information about her support for the Common Core State Standards and her backing of other presidential candidates in 2016.
On the campaign trail, Democrats seeking the 2020 presidential nomination have tackled issues like lunch shaming, school funding, and gun violence. What issues are most likely to surface in the first debate?
In addressing how federal money for disadvantaged students should supplement state and local aid, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has used a lighter touch than her predecessors in the Obama administration.