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Five education policy experts weigh in on what the K-12 policy priorities should be under a Trump administration.
After fending off threats from Congressional Republicans for years, some big federal studies that yield troves of data on education face an even more uncertain future.
Thanks to a little-noticed ESSA provision, many schools are losing subsidies that once defrayed the testing costs for needy students.
In rural communities, education is an engine of exodus rather than economic development, write Catharine Biddle and Daniella Hall.
Policy implications loom as the agency prepares to replace current political appointees with the incoming administration's picks, even though they make up only a fraction of the department's workforce.
Some already are proposing tight timelines to meet their state-determined goals under the Every Student Succeeds Act, while others worry about boxing themselves in.
The political alliance between charter school and voucher supporters may be fraying, writes Jeffery R. Henig.