The U.S. Secretary of Education is kicking off her trip in Wyoming, and swinging by Colorado, Indiana, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska.
Members of the Congressional Black Caucus want to strike language that bars school districts from using federal funds to cover the transportation costs of desegregation.
Republican and Democratic education secretaries from past administrations call on Congress to protect those who came to the U.S. illegally as children from potential deportation.
Senators poured more cold water on U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos' vision of a big new investment in school choice, and rejected proposed K-12 cuts.
Arizona is the 14th state to get the U.S. Department of Education's seal of approval on its plan to implement the Every Student Succeeds Act.
Lawmakers in the Senate overseeing education spending dealt a big blow to the Trump administration's K-12 budget asks in a spending bill approved Wednesday.
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos joined President Donald Trump and other cabinet officials in a visit to hurricane-ravaged Texas and Louisiana over the weekend.
School choice programs the Trump administration wants in next year's budget haven't gotten traction, at least with House lawmakers. But those aren't the only choice plans Congress has before it.
With the plan's approval, North Dakota's educators will experience some of the nation's most dramatic changes under the Every Student Succeeds Act this fall.
The latest approvals mean 12 of the 17 state plans submitted so far for Every Student Succeeds Act implementation have been given the federal go-ahead.