The education team that will guide the transition between the Trump and Biden administrations includes many alumni from the Obama Education Department.
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November 10, 2020
May 14, 2020
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos tells EdWeek opinion blogger Rick Hess her new competitive grants are "not even a little bit" like the Obama administration's Race to the Top program. Let's examine that claim.
October 14, 2019
An executive order signed by President Donald Trump requires guidance from each federal agency to "clearly state that it does not bind the public" except under narrow circumstances.
June 20, 2019
A tweet from the former president about education's role in addressing inequality and lack of opportunities drew split reactions and a chance to review his record and where K-12 stands in the political sphere.
August 26, 2018
DeVos has been weighing whether to rescind the guidance, which has proven to be one of the most controversial initiatives from Obama's education policy team.
June 20, 2018
We've taken a new look at how various K-12 initiatives, policies, and other moves by the Obama administration have fared in the Trump era.
March 02, 2017
A small group of former Obama political appointees who promoted Race to the Top, Investing in Innovation, and many of the former president's other greatest (or worst) edu-hits have put together a website, Education44.
January 06, 2017
President Barack Obama's handling of teacher evaluations, content standards, and testing were among the topics of discussion on the public television news program.
November 18, 2016
The last time a president's child attended public school was in the late 1970s during Jimmy Carter's presidency. The question now is where will President-elect Donald Trump's son go?
November 09, 2016
In the last round of federal Investing in Innovation grants under President Obama, the competition intended to find and build up research-based educational interventions has borne its first full fruit.