Not adjusting for inflation, the $71.5 billion budget is the largest-ever appropriation from Congress for the Education Department.
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September 26, 2018
Education Secreary Betsy DeVos is close to knowing how much money her department has to spend next fiscal year, with a final bill now before President Donald Trump.
August 24, 2018
President Donald Trump and Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos have taken similar, but not identical, positions on arming teachers.
August 07, 2018
Senate Democrats rebuked a move by the Trump administration to withdraw Obama-era guidance designed to encourage diversity in K-12 and higher education.
August 01, 2018
Arming some school staff provides a needed safety option for rural districts far from law enforcement, educators told the Federal School Safety Commission during an Arkansas site visit Wednesday.
July 25, 2018
Momentum behind reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act has grown in recent weeks, after a lobbying effort by the Trump administration on Capitol Hill.
July 23, 2018
Last reauthorized in 2006, the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act is a $1.1 billion program that provides grants to states.
July 19, 2018
The "National Council of the American Worker" created by President Donald Trump's executive order will be made up of senior administration officials and will develop strategy to train and retrain employees for high-demand industries.
June 24, 2018
So do educators and their advocates think this is a good idea or a bad idea? Do they think it would it actually impact what goes on in districts and classrooms? Or would it just be a bureaucratic reshuffle inside the Beltway to them?
June 20, 2018
On Wednesday, 50 senators voted down a push by the Trump administration to revoke about $7 billion in money set aside for the Children's Health Insurance Program.