Carlos Muniz, who worked for former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, will serve as the agency's general counsel, if confirmed by the U.S. Senate.
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March 28, 2017
President Donald Trump has proposed getting rid of the Title II program, which help districts and states pay for teacher and principal development, class-size reduction, and more.
March 27, 2017
Private and charter schools were considered the big winners in President Donald Trump's budget blueprint. The problem for some school of choice? Private and charter schools would be squeezed by the proposed cuts, just like regular public schools.
March 16, 2017
The Education Department's nearly $70 billion budget would be slashed by $9 billion, or 13 percent in the coming fiscal year under the spending plan proposed by President Donald Trump.
March 13, 2017
Programs dealing with teacher quality and after school appear to be among those eyed for major cuts in the federal budget being prepared for fiscal 2018.
March 09, 2017
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos sat on the board of Bush's foundation, until she was tapped to helm the department.
January 25, 2017
President Donald Trump's executive order affecting many federal agencies, with the exception of military employees, could mean longer hours for career staff and slower response to inquiries.
January 12, 2017
Allan B. Hubbard, who served as an economic adviser during both Bush administrations, is a top contender for deputy secretary, the Education Department's No. 2 job.
December 20, 2016
Winners in the latest round of federal grants include a college in Kentucky, a health-care nonprofit group in Mississippi, and the Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians in California.
December 13, 2016
The grant competition announced Tuesday would give up to 20 school districts the opportunity to craft roadmaps for increasing student diversity and get started on those plans.