Education Department Defends DeVos’s Call to ‘Resist’

Agency says Devos's parting message to staff being misrepresented

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVosThe Department of Education is defending comments made by Secretary Betsy DeVos in which she told career staff members at the agency to "resist" any policies in future administration's that do not "put students first."

Montana Moms Fight For Religious Schools

Supreme Court will determine whether states can bar scholarship tax credits from applying to parochial schools

A group of Montana mothers will take their religious discrimination battle to the Supreme Court on Wednesday in a landmark case that could affect millions of schoolchildren.

NY School District Blocks Christian Club

Religious liberty group says district has 'repeatedly broken long-standing, clearly established federal law'

A  New York school district blocked a high school student from forming a Christian club on campus in violation of anti-discrimination laws, according to a religious freedom group.

American Education’s Great Stagnation

Despite higher spending, achievement has flatlined

American schoolchildren's educational attainment has stagnated in the 21st century, according to data from two recently updated assessments of reading, math, and science skills.

Warren to Parents: You Fix the Public Schools

'You don't like the building? You think it's old and decaying? Then get out there and push for a new one'

Presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.) says the burden should be on parents to fix public education, urging parents who want options beyond failing schools to pay for improvements and services themselves.