President Donald Trump used his first State of the Union address to call on Congress to create a path of citizenship for "Dreamers" and to provide big new funding for infrastructure, but he made almost no mention of K-12 schools.
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January 30, 2018
January 29, 2018
School choice, immigration, career and technical education, and early-childhood are among the topics ripe for a mention as President Donald Trump speaks to a joint session of Congress.
January 25, 2018
The deal, outlined by White House officials with members of Congress, could shield from deportation those currently covered by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
January 24, 2018
White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said the Trump administration's efforts to round up drug traffickers would make communities safer, but didn't outline strategies tailored for schools.
January 18, 2018
Senators tell President Donald Trump that improving school facilities is "essential for advancing student achievement" and should be a part of any broader infrastructure spending plan.
January 15, 2018
When it comes to legislative victories and policy accomplishments, President Donald Trump doesn't seem to have gotten as much accomplished on K-12 as his recent predecessors.
December 26, 2017
Our most-read posts from 2017 included news about Betsy DeVos' confirmation hearings, changes to Every Student Succeeds Act guidelines, and a golden oldie: the Common Core State Standards.
December 22, 2017
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act features shake-ups to how state and local taxes are treated, changes to savings plans that let them be used for private school, and more.
December 14, 2017
Thursday marked five years since a gunman killed 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. Asked about how to prevent such incidents in the future, Sarah Huckabee Sanders responded by discussing efforts to tighten border security.
December 13, 2017
"Educator Political Perceptions: A National Survey" is a just-released poll of the nation's educators from the Education Week Research Center.