Last week, the House of Representatives voted to approve a package revoking $7.1 billion in funding reserved for the Children's Health Insurance Program. What would be the impact of the cuts, and what will the Senate do next?
If districts want to purchase crossing guard signs with money from the Every Student Succeeds Act, their best bet is using money from the Student Support and Academic Enrichment Grants, aka Title IV Part A of ESSA.
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has said there are a host of things about the Swiss apprenticeship system that America could emulate. But she doesn't the federal government should be necessarily spearhead any initiative on that issue.
Kenneth L. Marcus was tapped to serve as the top civil rights official at the Education Department back in October. In fact, Marcus has basically held the job before.
The U.S. can learn a lot from Switzerland's apprenticeship program, which allows students to prepare on the job for careers in health care, finance, and law, said Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos in a speech Thursday to the International Congress on Vocational & Professional Training in Zurich.
Much of the advice offered to the federal school-safety commission at a listening session appeared to be out of line with policy preferences of the Trump administration and congressional Republicans.
The education secretary will explore K-12 and post-secondary education in three European countries that outperformed the U.S. on the Program for International Student Assessment or PISA: Switzerland, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom.
U.S. Ed Secretary DeVos has approved plans for 46 states, plus the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. Still waiting: California, Florida, Oklahoma, and Utah.
The education secretary's comment at a Senate education subcommittee hearing seemed to contradict prior White House statements that the commission she heads will look at age restrictions on certain firearms.
Rep. Paul Mitchell, R-Mich., will take over as the chairman of the group in the next Congress starting in 2019, assuming he wins re-election this fall.