House Democrats' bill that would require the Education Department to track school shootings in detail is part of a broader push on Capitol Hill to address gun violence, although it's far from certain it will succeed.
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September 18, 2019
September 10, 2019
Education advocacy groups have panned a plan to divert money from military schools to help build a wall at the nation's southern border.
August 12, 2019
The new Trump administration rule regarding immigrants' use of federal benefits could have an indirect but significant impact on schools, education advocates warn.
July 29, 2019
Opportunity Zones. created through the 2017 federal tax bill, have already been prioritized by Betsy DeVos when it comes to federal charter school grants. The new proposed rule could mean more federal grants prioritizes these zones.
July 28, 2019
Trump's statement in late June that his administration would release a policy on school desegregation doesn't square with his administration's past policy moves or the current political climate.
June 30, 2019
Asked about a debate exchange on busing and school integration, President Donald Trump suggested that he would release a new plan on the issue soon, but provided few details.
June 26, 2019
In a radio interview, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos said that while Trump has backed her school choice efforts, "Education has clearly not been at the top of his list of priorities to address directly."
June 23, 2019
Leaked DeVos Vetting Documents From Trump Transition Note Her Opposition to His Policies, Personality
The vetting document, which was first published by Axios, included information about her support for the Common Core State Standards and her backing of other presidential candidates in 2016.
May 01, 2019
We now have two pretty different visions, one from Donald Trump and one from House Democrats, for what federal education spending should look like for fiscal 2020.
April 29, 2019
For some time, Washington observers have thought Democrats and Trump might team up to push through an infrastructure spending bill. But so far, it hasn't materialized.