Puerto Rico's education department "lacks critical mechanisms for safeguarding Restart and other Federal program funds from fraud, waste, and abuse," the U.S. Department of Education's office of inspector general says.
Political volatility has renewed the spotlight on major education policy changes on the island over nearly the past two years, including charters, vouchers, and school closures.
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos will hold a workforce event at a South Carolina drug manufacturer that employs hundreds of cash-strapped teachers in second jobs.
Georgia and North Carolina join Louisiana and New Hampshire as states to receive this flexibility designed to let them try out new ways to assess students' understanding under the Every Student Succeeds Act.
Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg wants to increase transparency about teacher hiring practices to boost diversity in the field. Would his plan work?
One of the Puerto Rican governor's top officials labeled the teachers' union as a group of "terrorists" in messages that were made public by an investigative reporting team.
The Senate is behind last year's schedule in moving along a bill to fund the U.S. Department of Education. Why? And when would schools start to get hurt by a broader, longer-term delay?
American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten has filed the lawsuit, claiming Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has made it impossible for people to secure Public Service Loan Forgiveness.
On average, the U.S. Department of Education has resolved about twice as many civil rights cases per year under the Trump administration as it did under the Obama administration, the agency said in a news release Wednesday.
Julia Keleher, the former education secretary of Puerto Rico, has been arrested by federal agents in Washington on charges related to fraud and corruption, a U.S. attorney confirmed.