In his State of the Union Address, President Donald Trump urged passage of a $5 billion federal program that would provide tax-credits to cover the cost of private school scholarships.
Teacher pay raises, how districts spend their money, and whether states should save or spend will be high on many state legislators' agendas this year.
Trump reportedly will make a pitch for his administration's "Education Freedom Scholarships" proposal in his 2020 State of the Union speech.
We put our ears to the ground to learn who might be possible candidates to succeed Betsy DeVos as education secretary after the 2020 election, whether President Donald Trump is re-elected or a Democrat replaces him.
The approach Sen. Lamar Alexander took to President Donald Trump's impeachment trial might be rooted in the same philosophy he applied to a key element of the Every Student Succeeds Act.
The Education Flexibility program allows participating states to waive certain federal education requirements so that school districts can try new approaches.
Jamaal Bowman, who was a principal at a Bronx school for roughly a decade and has also worked as a teacher and guidance counselor, is challenging Rep. Eliot Engel, D-N.Y., for his congressional seat.
Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren said this week that her pick for U.S. secretary of education would have to win approval from a young, transgender person who believes the nominee is "committed to creating a welcoming environment" in the nation's schools.
Barbour, who served as chairman of the Republican National Committee from 1993 to 1997, will serve as chairman of the National Assessment Governing Board for a term that lasts until Sept. 30, 2023.
A new generation of Iowans are preparing to caucus for the first time. Here's how their teachers are preparing them, and what it says about civics education in 2020.