Nicholas Tampio: Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos called the education standards known as the Common Core a “disaster” and proclaimed: “At the U.S. Department of Education, Common Core is dead.” The reality, however, is that the Common Core is still very much alive.
Erin Tuttle: Considering the evidence showing the discipline policies pushed by the U.S. Department of Education’s federal guidance makes schools less safe and even dangerous, why would Indiana legislators even consider adopting HB 1421?
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 promotes the idea of social-emotional learning for educators on their website through a guest article from the 2016 Washington State School Counselor of the Year.
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.
The U.S. Department of Education recently found that the Agora Cyber Charter School in Pennsylvania did violate the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) almost five years after the complaint was made.
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.
Jane Robbins: We must understand what kinds of data reside in various agencies and ponder the possible consequences of sharing that data as contemplated by FEPA.
With all of the student data mining and schools, districts and states storing those records electronically who is surprised by hackers targeting that data?
We highlight U.S. Parents Involved in Education’s (USPIE) blueprint to close the U.S. Department of Education and end federal mandates.