Two recent public comments call on the Department of Education to keep enforcing consumer protection rules.
School Accountability in First-Round ESSA State Plans
Measuring Success: An Overview of New School Classification Indicators Under ESSA
The Trump Administration Is Escalating its War on People of Color By Undermining Affirmative Action
The Racist Origins of Private School Vouchers
Betsy DeVos: Secretary of Discrimination?
By adopting fair-value accounting, the House budget would put college attendance and home buying out of reach for many families.
President Trump has a double standard for taxpayer dollars, racking up millions of dollars in vacations to his own properties while proposing cuts to summer programs for low-income schoolchildren.
By preparing children for school and enabling parents to work, high-quality child care and preschool are a necessity for children, families, and the economy. These fact sheets explore the status of early learning programs in states and the need for state investment in these programs.
House Republicans’ budget proposal is yet another Trojan horse to give tax cuts to the wealthy, while slashing programs everyday Americans rely on.
HSAs are a tax break skewed to wealthy families—one that the new Senate bill would make larger.
Since entering office, Secretary DeVos has taken actions that worsen loan servicing, gut consumer protections, and more.
The Every Student Succeeds Act provides new opportunities for school leaders to cultivate students’ learning mindsets.
DACA beneficiaries who did not complete high school or college are returning to higher education and vocational programs thanks to their legal status—and experiencing giant leaps forward in their social inclusion, job mobility, and financial security as a result.
President Donald Trump’s executive order on job training will seriously undermine recent bipartisan efforts to increase workers’ access to good, well-paying jobs through apprenticeship.
Betsy DeVos digs in her heels as Democrats, Republicans, and industry groups oppose a new federal student loan contract.
By preventing excessive debt relative to earnings at career training programs, the gainful employment rule also saves taxpayers from long-term student loan forgiveness costs.
In addition to eroding health care, harsh Medicaid cuts would disrupt state budgets in ways that threaten public schools and middle-class pocketbooks.
Months after the U.S. Department of Education terminated the accreditor’s tie to federal aid, here’s what’s happening to the 269 schools with ACICS accreditation.
Here are five ways in which President Trump and Secretary of Education DeVos have denigrated and devalued the teacher workforce, especially since taking office.