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Education secretary's statement on historically black colleges draws criticism.
And some good news for the science education world.
Denisha Merriweather attended private school with a tax-credit scholarship — a form of voucher.
Trump and DeVos have made clear they want to promote vouchers and other school choice options.
He's not the first celebrity — or even the first rapper — to get involved in some fashion in education.
Juliet Evancho is one of numerous students pressing their schools on transgender rights policies.
Washington-area colleges among top-ranked for schools sending grads abroad.
"Rather than take on traditional civil rights concerns, I would expect they will identify fringe issues to pursue,” said Derek Black.
The calls against schools come as Jewish institutions see rapid rise in hate messaging
President Trump reportedly is planning an executive order related to HBCUs.
Study from UCLA urges the city to take more steps to diversify its campuses.
Georgia credit recovery test let students redo their answers after being told which ones were wrong
Teachers and administrators at a Vermont pre-K-5th grade school decided to stop giving homework this school year.
Manuel Fernandez taught at Latin American Montessori Bilingual Public Charter School.
Recent action “exposes transgender students to harassment and discrimination in their own classrooms,” parents said in letter.
It's at New Trier, one of the highest-performing and best-known high schools in the country, in suburban Chicago.
Proposal would add $6.2 million in funding for middle and high schools.
The voucher program could expand by “hundreds” of students next year.
Teaching assistants voted to join UNITE HERE, becoming the latest group of graduate students at private universities to unionize since the National Labor Relations Board cleared the way last summer.
Some school officials said they will keep transgender-friendly policies in place.