The proposal to simplify the FAFSA represents possible progress for those hoping that Congress will make it easier for K-12 students to make the transition to higher education
Members of a bipartisan Congressional Caucus to End the Youth Vaping Epidemic urged President Trump to follow through his promise to take action to address the spread of youth vaping.
"In sum, the research results have not lived up to the hopes nor the fears of the advocates nor critics," says a working paper posted by Brown University's Annenberg Institute.
As New York City mayor, Bloomberg exercised sweeping control over Gotham's school system. The city adopted new curricula, a new admissions process, and a new system for grading schools, among other changes.
Supporters of charter schools interrupted Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren's Atlanta event to protest her positions on charters included in her 2020 education plan.
Public comments praised and criticized proposed changes to the massive trove of civil rights data the U.S. Department of Education collects from every public school in the country.
"Republicans are losing their Democratic partners for their preferred education policy direction - that may signal the end of its rise," a Michigan State associate professor told us in assessing the political landscape for K-12 initiatives.
The potential political cross-pollination between the 2020 White House race and labor unrest among educators in swing-state cities is intriguing, but shouldn't be overstated.
The national teachers' unions have not endorsed a presidential candidate yet, but teachers in the City of Angels decided they didn't want to wait.
A businessman, Patrick served two terms as governor of Massachusetts and has credited education with his own dramatic rise to success.