Several GOP Senators helped derail the appointment of New Mexico’s pro-Common Core Education Secretary Hanna Skandera to the U.S. Department of Education.
Congressman David Rouzer (R-NC) introduced H.R. 1510, the States’ Education Reclamation Act, to eliminate the U.S. Department of Education.
President Donald Trump’s first budget requests a $9 billion or 13 percent reduction in U.S. Department of Education discretionary spending in FY 2018.
Jane Robbins: Congressional Republicans are skipping down the bipartisan path yet again on the issue of Big Data and lifetime citizen surveillance.
Congressman Thomas Massie (R-KY) explains further how closing the U.S. Department of Education work should his bill, H.R. 899, pass.
Shane Vander Hart: Getting rid of the U.S. Department of Education would be great, but like Hydra, one blow is likely not enough to get rid of Fed Ed.
Betsy DeVos, in her first day as Secretary of Education, did not publicly touch on policy, but called for those of differing opinions to find common ground.
Jenni White: After barely passing out of the Senate HELP Committee I predict DeVos will be confirmed by the full senate which will lead to very little change.
A list of education staffers sworn in this past Friday indicates that the Department of Education (ED) will be aligned to DeVos’ agenda, not Trump’s.
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.”