The White House on Thursday announced its plan to merge the Departments of Labor and Education into a single Cabinet agency in order to reduce unnecessary bureaucracy and streamline overlapping regulations and department functions.
A group of leaders of conservative research centers on Tuesday called on Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to rescind a controversial Obama-era school discipline policy, saying it violates federal law.
Catholic schools may better inculcate values of self-control in young children, a new study from the Thomas B. Fordham Institute suggests.
Teachers’ union president Randi Weingarten is plotting a teachers’ strike to shut down schools in Puerto Rico, according to a conversation overheard Friday in the first-class car of an Acela train heading to New York.
The union representing Department of Education bureaucrats is crying foul after the agency constrained union privileges following months of delays in negotiation.
Democratic obstruction in the Senate has left the Department of Education without leadership in its office of civil rights at a time when anti-Semitism has risen by 94 percent in U.S. schools.
The Department of Education has been handcuffed as it works to provide guidance on school safety following the murder of 17 students at a Florida high school due to continued Democratic obstruction of nominees for its top leadership posts.
American Federation of Teachers president Randi Weingarten attacked Betsy DeVos in recent remarks, questioning the secretary of education’s motives and saying she “demonizes” and “demagogues” teachers unions.
A senior policy adviser to former President Barack Obama pleaded guilty to one count of attempted voyeurism after resigning from his position in November 2016, recently released documents show.
Expanding apprenticeship and vocational education are a priority of the Trump administration, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos said Tuesday in a meeting of the Department of Labor’s specially chartered Task Force on Apprenticeship Expansion.