President Donald Trump released his proposed FY19 budget this week and it proposes cutting $8.1 billion from the U.S. Department of Education’s discretionary spending compared to what the department received from the annualized FY18 continuing resolutions.
President Donald Trump did not explicitly address K-12 education in his first State of the Union address last night and had very little to say about education in general.
Jane Robbins, a senior fellow with American Principles Project, was one of four witnesses to testify during the House Committee on Education and the Workforce’s hearing on Evidence-Based Policymaking and the Future of Education.
The U.S. Department of Education announced Kent Talbert was just appointed by U.S. Secretary of Education as Senior Policy Advisor to the Deputy Secretary. He joins Robert Eitel who is a senior counselor to DeVos and the Department’s regulatory reform officer.
Shane Vander Hart makes three observations about U.S. Secretary Betsy DeVos’ speech at the American Enterprise Institute event, Bush-Obama school reform: lessons learned, on January 16, 2018.
Jane Robbins, a senior fellow at American Principles Project, recorded this short video for Red Kudzu explaining what the Foundations of Evidence-Based Policymaking Act (S. 2046) is and what it will do if passed by the U.S. Senate.
Jane Robbins: The key position of assistant secretary of education for elementary and secondary education has gone to Frank Brogan, a longtime Jeb Bush ally from Florida.
We highlight U.S. Parents Involved in Education’s (USPIE) blueprint to close the U.S. Department of Education and end federal mandates.
Kindergarten Entry Assessment is another education reform pushed onto states through federal money that had no basis in evidence.
The Feds rejected Colorado’s state accountability system that did not penalize schools with high opt-out rates, now the state will have two systems.