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.
The U.S. Department of Education killed their draft rule for Title I funding in the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) known as “Supplement, Not Supplant.”
If U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN) truly cared about ending the “national school board” he would have let NCLB sunset instead of trying to “fix it.”
Parental rights to raise children to respect the parent’s traditions and values have been under attack from many fronts including the U.S. Department of Education. The implementation of Common Core Standards undermines parental rights to make educational decisions for their children. Now is the time for parents to protest this intrusion by opting their child […]
Unintended consequences, they always exist with well-meaning, but poorly thought out plans. The NCLB waivers and the Race to the Top funds are no different. It’s something we have warned about. These new policies that states put in place in order to satisfy the requirements to apply for either the waiver or the funds will […]
The Senate level-funded almost all of the education funding. The House increased funding for Title I and Special education, but eliminated 31 other programs including Race to the Top. The compromise spending bill was recently passed by the House, 296-121 this would fund several government programs until September 30, 2012. The Senate is expected to […]