The former Republican senator from Alabama had clashed repeatedly with the civil rights community over transgender students, affirmative action, immigration, and more.
With newly empowered Democrats in charge of the House education committee, expect the education secretary to testify more on Capitol Hill as she and other Trump education officials go under the microscope.
Republicans will breathe a sigh of relief if they keep the House, but it may not mean big changes for education policy, given the lack of momentum over the past years on issues like data privacy and DACA.
Which state races should you be paying attention to? What about congressional races? And what will the outcome of the election mean for the Every Student Succeeds Act and U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos?
An Education Week analysis of the education secretary's calendar shows she met far more often with GOP federal and state policymakers than Democrats in her 18 months.
The impact of the killings of students and staff at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School could extend into the tight Florida contest that will help decide control of the U.S. Senate.
In a Heritage Foundation speech, Frank Brogan said the federal government would make Every Student Succeeds Act accountability a top priority.
Next week, millions of 18 and 19-year-olds will have the chance to put their civics-class lessons into action, when they head to the polls for the first time. Here's what we're learning about them.
The education secretary is moving forward with parts of a reorganization proposal unveiled earlier this year, including elevating the office charged with helping advocate for the private school community within the federal bureaucracy.
More than 40 states are considering postsecondary and career readiness in school performance in some way in their Every Student Succeeds Act plans.