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.
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November 07, 2017
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
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
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
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
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
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
The Republican framework for tax reform reportedly calls for the elimination of the state and local deduction available to taxpayers.
September 27, 2017
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
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.