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The Every Student Succeeds Act offers states and districts an opportunity to improve cultural competency, writes Irma Zardoya.
Republican-led legislatures are considering charter school and voucher bills at the state level even as a high-profile school choice proponent takes the helm of the U.S. Department of Education.
Allen Coon, a student at the University of Mississippi, is reviled, but also revered, for challenging Old South symbols on a conservative campus.
Meet the Virginia teenager at the center of a prominent legal case about transgender rights.
Congress celebrated bipartisan law that cut deeply into program for hard-studying kids.
Forty finalists in a national science contest vie for a top prize: a $250,000 scholarship.
DeVos's Education Department misspells name of NAACP co-founder in tweet — and the apology had a mistake
Hours after it was posted, the department corrected it and apologized.
A new program in New Jersey aims to reduce infant mortality by distributing tens of thousands of so-called baby boxes.
Yale University will no longer have a residential college named in honor of 19th-century alumnus John C. Calhoun, known for his support of slavery. The decision reverses one made last spring, when the university president said he wanted to confront, rather than erase, history. The college will be renamed in honor of an alumna, Grace Murray Hopper, who was a pioneering computer scientist.
The decision changed little in the short term, but it signaled a significant change in the government’s approach to transgender issues under President Trump.
The decision came after a series of protests from students, faculty and alumni who objected to honoring the 19th-century white supremacist statesman.
DeVos eventually entered Jefferson Academy, her first visit in office to a K-12 public school.
To supporters, the visit served as an important symbol of her commitment to equity in education. To detractors, it was a photo op, devoid of substance.
Prominent DeVos critics urge protesters: Don't block her way into public schools. She needs to see them.
Some have been fierce critics of the new education secretary, including Diane Ravitch.
Administrators warned that participants could face discipline.
Here's the video.
In an email to the school community, the principal of Patriot High School in Nokesville wrote that some groups “felt left out.”