The U.S. Department of Education is inviting more state applications for the testing leeway, which lets states try out new types of tests in some districts before taking them statewide.
In Constitution Day remarks, the education secretary said the pressure on schools to focus on STEM subjects is partly to blame for crowding out civics and history education.
We finally have an idea of how, and just how much, Congress wants to spend on education in the coming fiscal year.
Those in charge of the Education Department's budget appear ready to reject the Trump team's push to cut the department's overall budget.
A letter from the national teachers' unions, groups representing school principals, the National PTA, and others want it made crystal clear that money from Title IV of the Every Student Succeeds Act can't be used to arm school staff.
A federal analysis on the School Improvement Grant program ignored more positive localized pictures of the program, and had design flaws, a new report says.
The Education Department has plenty of tools in its monitoring tool box. But advocates are worried the feds won't make sure states are using the Every Student Succeeds Act to look out for vulnerable children.
Civil rights in education has been a major area of recent political conflict, including disputes over racial disparities in school discipline and transgender students.
If Democrats win the House in the November midterm elections, expect them to focus heavily on Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos' civil rights record. But how often would they call her to testify?
Democrats are using just about every tool they can think of to try to stop Every Student Succeeds Act money from being used by schools to purchase firearms.