In a new executive order, Trump seeks recommendations from agency leaders, like Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, about looking for redundant or unnecessary programs to cut from the federal government.
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March 14, 2017
March 09, 2017
The writing has been on the wall since December, when the Senate put out a "hit list" of Obama administration regulations it wanted overturn, the ESSA accountability rules among them.
March 06, 2017
A left-leaning Washington think tank issued a report last Friday, "Vouchers Are Not a Viable Solution for Vast Swaths of America," that examined the impact of a nationwide voucher program.
March 03, 2017
Many students at St. Andrew Catholic School near Orlando take advantage of the state's tax-credit scholarship program, a form of school choice, which President Donald Trump strongly supports.
February 27, 2017
President Donald Trump reportedly wants to boost defense spending by $54 billion and cut domestic discretionary spending by that much, which could have a big impact on education aid.
February 27, 2017
The president's Tuesday night speech could give the country a glimpse of education's place among his priorities, or signal that education won't be a major focus.
February 08, 2017
Trump's adviser made the claim on CNN, but states, not the federal government, adopt content standards like the common core. And current federal law prohibits the Trump administration from influencing states' decisions about standards.
February 03, 2017
Businesses and advocacy groups are urge Congress to revamp and increase funding for the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act to help the president deliver on his economic promises.
February 01, 2017
A 2015 Senate vote on a federal school choice bill provides a clue about which senators might not be big DeVos fans.
January 30, 2017
The issue of the regulatory burden coming from the federal government has come up recently in connection with higher education and with a spending requirement in the Every Student Succeeds Act.