Every prior education secretary has spoken at the Education Writers Association’s annual seminar, but DeVos declined this year’s invite. Here's what her predecessors used the platform to say.
By a one-vote margin, the Senate overturned many Obama-era education regulations on Thursday.
The Kansas Supreme Court ordered the state to confront the inequality of its public-school funding.
Here are some quirky facts about the 10 people who previously oversaw the department.
In the constant battle against mean girls and boys, one district in New Hampshire is intervening with a student-driven approach.
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The most recent math results from an international survey place the United States near the bottom.
Americans under 30 years old leaned left in this election, but not to the extent that they have in the past.
Though many teachers have firsthand memories of the attacks, the majority of students were not even born at the time.
An American team triumphed at the International Math Olympiad for the second-straight year, despite concerns of student diversity in STEM.
The convention dust has settled, and it’s back to the chalkboard.
As students process the presumptive Republican presidential nominee’s fear-inducing rhetoric, educators are left to wrestle with bringing these lessons into the classroom.
The protest teaches kids about media literacy, the legislative process, and the repercussions of prolonged congressional gridlock.
While the headlines about females excelling in science and engineering might grab the public’s eye, the underlying story is more complicated.
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Fact-checking Bernie Sanders—and the other presidential contenders—on their understanding of the public education institutions
Younger voters—who care about issues such as college affordability and student debt—could be an important factor in Iowa’s caucuses.
“People were afraid this was going to be a ‘hippy-dippy-granola, nobody’s-going-to-get-into-trouble’ concept.”
The numbers don’t tell the full story.
A perennial question on the purpose of higher-education programs