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November 09, 2017

Comments About Muslims, Women in Science Sink Trump Education Nominee

Tim Kelly, the pick for assistant secretary for career and technical education, authored a personal blog that, among other things, made pointed statements about Muslims, Head Start parents, and federal efforts to recruit women into the sciences.

November 07, 2017

How Do Trump's K-12 Campaign Promises Hold Up a Year After His Election?

As a candidate, now-President Donald Trump pledged a huge new school choice initiative, a slimmed down Education Department, the end of the common core, and more.

October 19, 2017

Report: Trump Seeks $1 Billion School Choice Measure for Military Families

The Trump administration wants $1 billion for a new education savings account program for military families living on bases, according to a report from a news and opinion organization run by several high-profile former staffers from President Barack Obama's administration, among others.

October 16, 2017

Trump Is Speaking to Heritage; Four Things to Know About Its K-12 Record

The Heritage Foundation almost stopped the Every Student Succeeds Act from becoming law and has been skeptical of some Republicans ideas to expand school choice.

October 05, 2017

Cutting Deals With Trump: Will It Fly or Flop For Democrats on Education?

There could be room on some education issues for Democrats to strike some kind of deal with President Donald Trump, but getting there could be really difficult.

September 29, 2017

HHS Secretary Tom Price, Advocate for Head Start Block Grants, Resigns

Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price advocated for turning over control of Head Start programs to several states while serving in Congress.

September 29, 2017

Trump's Ignoring Us, Say White House Advisory Groups for Students of Color

Three White House commissions that address education issues for black, Hispanic, and Asian American and Pacific Islander students say they haven't met since President Donald Trump took office. And their time may be running out.

September 28, 2017

Why Spending on Schools Could Take a Hit Through the GOP Tax Proposal

The Republican framework for tax reform reportedly calls for the elimination of the state and local deduction available to taxpayers.

September 27, 2017

GOP Tax Proposal Silent on Private School Choice Boost, For Now

The GOP's "Unified Framework for Fixing a Broken Tax Code" does not mention any tax credit for donations to groups sponsoring scholarships to private schools.

September 25, 2017

Trump Wants Education Dept. to Direct $200 Million to STEM, Computer Science

President Donald Trump is calling on the U.S. Department of Education to put a new focus on STEM education, even as his budget seeks to scrap one of the only federal pots of money that schools can use for education technology.

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