Tax cuts proposed by both the House and Senate would be financed by deficit spending that some advocates say could lead to pressure to cut K-12 funding. But not everyone agrees.
President Donald Trump has tapped Johnny Collett, who currently works at the Council of Chief State School Officers, to be the assistant secretary of education for special education and rehabilitative services.
Jason Botel told state superintendents "we trust you," but added the Education Department wants to make sure any state action "fits within the confines of the law."
Senate education committee Democrats used the confirmation hearing of two top U.S. Department of Education nominees to make their case against the Trump administration's favorite K-12 policy: School choice.
The changes would allow teachers to deduct $500 from their taxable income for purchases they make out of pocket for their classrooms, from pencils to software
Lawmakers will get the chance to question Mick Zais, the nominee for deputy secretary of education, and Jim Blew, the pick for head of planning, evaluation, and policy analysis.
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos told a roomful of CEOs that many students aren't mastering the skills needed for future careers.
How do ESSA plans stack up against each other? The Thomas B. Fordham Institute is out with its take.
The U.S. secretary of Education said at the top of the first meeting of the White House Task Force on Apprenticeship Expansion that a four-year degree isn't right for every student.
Republican Roy Moore has previously weighed in on a controversy involving segregationist language in the Alabama Constitution, while his Democratic opponent Doug Jones says education is the key for 21st century success.