Closing the border would be "a major problem" for thousands of children who are U.S. citizens but live in Mexico, and attend school in the United States, one advocate says.
Ryan, an Ohio Democrat who was first elected to the House in 2002, says ESSA can help states close achievement gaps, and that there should be more accountability for charter schools.
The Every Student Succeeds Act turned three years old in December, but only recently have many districts and schools begun to experience are experiencing the law's impact.
Julia Keleher is leaving her position as Puerto Rico's top K-12 official, but will serve as an adviser at the island's education department to help with the leadership transition and ongoing policy changes.
The organizations argue that asking a question about citizenship will disaude people in immigrant communities from responding to the census, potentially leaving their schools with fewer resources
President Donald Trump reversed himself on a budget proposal to cut nearly $18 million in federal funding for the Special Olympics.
This is the third year that the Trump administration has proposed big K-12 cuts. And, for two years, lawmakers rejected them, even Republicans controlled both houses of Congress.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., said schools serving large shares of low-income students are in particular need of improvements.
States are supposed to wait for the federal OK before they implement changes to their ESSA plans. But what happens if they jump the gun, as it appears New Mexico may have?
Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos faced off with House Democrats at a hearing where lawmakers pressed her on school choice, the president's proposed K-12 funding cuts, and more.