Jim Blew, an assistant secretary under Betsy DeVos, said he doesn't expect the legislation creating the scholarships to pass "next month." But he's hoping it will gather bipartisan support.
Senators Tom Cotton, Ben Sasse, and Tim Scott want more options for children in families connected to the military, but a similar proposal failed to advance last year.
Will U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and her team let a state go in an entirely new direction, as long as what it's proposing to do is still kosher under the law?
The American Federation of Teachers announced the "Fund Our Future" initiative to push for more school spending for several programs both at the federal and state levels.
John Hickenlooper, Who Helped Start a Scholarship Program For Needy High School Students, Announces Presidential Run
Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, who helped initiate a shakeup of Denver Public Schools, has announced that he's running for president as a Democrat in 2020.
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is throwing her weight behind new legislation to establish a new federal tax credit to expand choice, a senior department official said.
Democrats have made clear their deep concerns about the practice; experts say that while the use of restraint and seclusion is rare in public schools, the practices disproportionately impact students with disabilities.
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos came into office saying she wanted to slim down the federal role on K-12. By at least one metric, she's delivered.
Democrats are hoping to capitalize on interest in repairing and upgrading school facilities by moving the bill along quickly, but it still faces a difficult path ahead.
Proposals to expand services providing child care and early learning could be a popular go-to for Democrats as the presidential primary campaign heats up.