Once again, the Trump administration has made expanded school choice the signature initiative in its education budget proposal. But the details in the fiscal 2019 spending blueprint deserve some clarification.
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February 13, 2018
February 12, 2018
The president wants $1 billion for new public and private school choice programs, but also wants to eliminate Title II and after-school programs, in his fiscal 2019 budget pitch.
February 12, 2018
President Donald Trump unveiled his $1.5 trillion infrastructure plan Monday, and there are no explicit resources for refurbishing, renovating, or constructing schools.
February 06, 2018
The Trump administration may push school choice for children of military personnel, Native American students, and kids living in the District of Columbia.
February 01, 2018
No one may be more interested in the idea of a federal investment in school construction than communities where federal facilities have a large footprint.
January 31, 2018
There was less attention on education in this year's speech than any similar joint address to Congress dating back to 1989, a review by the Education Week library found.
January 30, 2018
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.
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.