The tussle at the federal level comes during a tense time in education labor-management relations across the country.
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March 20, 2018
March 13, 2018
President Donald Trump has tapped Mark Schultz, a deputy commissioner of education in Nebraska, to serve as commissioner of the rehabilitation services administration at the Education Department.
March 02, 2018
Broward County Public Schools will receive a $1 million federal grant to help cope with the aftermath of the mass shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last month.
February 16, 2018
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and her team are moving to revamp the Education Department.
February 09, 2018
President Donald Trump is expected to release his latest federal spending wish list on Monday, and the U.S. Department of Education may not fare well.
January 23, 2018
Kent Talbert, who served in the U.S. Department of Education under President George W. Bush, has been tapped as a senior policy adviser to Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos.
January 23, 2018
The Trump administration is said to be seriously considering incorporating the Education Department's office of innovation and improvement into its broader office of elementary and secondary education.
January 20, 2018
A short-term federal government shutdown means a much quieter U.S. Department of Education headquarters than usual, but not much immediate effect on most school districts.
January 18, 2018
Jim Blew, Kenneth L. Marcus, and Mick Zais got the OK from the Senate education committee for positions under Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos.
January 10, 2018
States can spend their left-over School Improvement Grant money under rules outlined in the Every Student Succeeds Act, the department says.