The education department billed the grant program's expansion as the federal government's latest move in a broad effort to boost the college and career prospects for American Indian and Alaskan Native youth.
When the general public visits the U.S. Department of Education's presence on the Internet, what are they checking out the most?
The U.S. Department of Education has already released guidance on parts of how that transition will work, but Friday, the agency came out with an omnibus "here's what we have decided" frequently asked questions document.
The Senate education committee's hearing on acting Secretary of Education John B. King Jr.'s nomination featured few partisan fireworks and plenty of questions about ESSA regulation.
States and districts have more flexibility under the Every Student Succeeds Act, but also civil rights responsibilities, acting Education Secretary John B. King Jr. told House lawmakers Thursday.
Acting U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. highlighted efforts to improve school diversity and elevate the teaching profession in the Education Department's fiscal 2016 budget request.
President Barack Obama's pick to head the U.S. Department of Education will likely be asked about ESSA implementation and the common core during his confirmation hearing Thursday.
Tuesday's congressional hearing was second so far on oversight of the new federal education law, the Every Student Succeeds Act.
"It's not about identifying bad actors. It's an opportunity to check practices and supports," Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services Michael Yudin said Monday.
We've checked the seven remaining major presidential candidates' websites and Facebook posts to see what they've been saying about education over the past six months.