Tag Archives: politics

Remembering Former First Lady Barbara Bush, an Advocate for Literacy – Politics K-12 – Education Week

As the wife of former President George H.W. Bush, she used the bully pulpit of her office as first lady to advance the issue on behalf of both for children and parents. Source: New feed

Betsy DeVos Says We Can't 'Spend Our Way' Out of Stagnant Test Scores – Politics K-12 – Education Week

The U.S. education secretary and her four most recent predecessors agreed at a conference that the nation still struggles to educate its future workforce 35 after the landmark “A Nation at Risk” report. Source: New feed

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the Every Student Succeeds Act – Politics K-12 – Education Week

What will ESSA look like when it really hits the classroom? Will ESSA really feel different from the No Child Left Behind Act? Those topics and more in a new Education Week report. Source: New feed

Betsy DeVos Greenlights Texas' ESSA Plan – Politics K-12 – Education Week

For those keeping score at home, DeVos has now approved ESSA plans for 34 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. Source: New feed

Among Vulnerable Lawmakers in Mid-Term Elections, Few Deal Much With Education – Politics K-12 – Education Week

The 2018 elections could lead to at least one chamber of Congress changing hands, but that doesn’t mean many lawmakers with oversight of education policy are in danger of losing their jobs. Source: New feed

Democrats Say DeVos is Flouting ESSA. She Says No Way. Let's Unpack the Debate – Politics K-12 – Education Week

The U.S. Department of Education is more than halfway through approving state plans to implement the Every Student Succeeds Act,, but not everyone is pleased with how things are going. Source: New feed

Betsy DeVos Approves Six More ESSA Plans – Politics K-12 – Education Week

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has the thumbs-up to ESSA plans from Georgia, Hawaii, Indiana, Kansas, Montana, and New Hampshire. Source: New feed

Betsy DeVos Approves 11 ESSA Plans, Including New York's – Politics K-12 – Education Week

DeVos approved plans for Arkansas, Maryland, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, South Dakota, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming. Source: New feed

Year One Check-In: What's Trump Done on K-12 Compared to Other Presidents? – Politics K-12 – Education Week

When it comes to legislative victories and policy accomplishments, President Donald Trump doesn’t seem to have gotten as much accomplished on K-12 as his recent predecessors. Source: New feed

Senate Democrats Force Vote in Bid to Restore Net Neutrality – Politics K-12 – Education Week

The Federal Communications Commission’s recent decision to overturn net neutrality has school districts worried about the kind of access they could provide to online educational services. Source: New feed