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.
As the Trump administration brings private school vouchers to the national stage, policymakers must reflect on the history of this policy and consider its impact on vulnerable students.
Just months into Betsy DeVos’ tenure as secretary of education, the department is already rolling back critical protections for vulnerable students.
The Every Student Succeeds Act provides new opportunities for school leaders to cultivate students’ learning mindsets.
Here are five ways in which President Trump and Secretary of Education DeVos have denigrated and devalued the teacher workforce, especially since taking office.
Sydney Chaffee, the 2017 National Teacher of the Year, discusses how she draws on lessons from the past to teach her students how to fight for justice today.
Use this data tool to explore the most and least segregated school districts nationwide.
Far too many school districts are intensely segregated by income and socioeconomic status, but Americans are largely in support of change.
The Trump budget would squeeze working families for the benefit of wealthy elites.
As testing opt-out loses steam and students make large gains in reading and math, advocates of the Common Core State Standards have greater confidence that more students are achieving to higher standards.
States and districts should consider policies to offset school funding inequities caused by parent donations.
Efforts to weaken the federal Gun-Free School Zones Act put students, faculty, and other staff at risk.
Cuts to Medicaid included in the American Health Care Act could be devastating to schools, which rely on Medicaid funding to provide critical health services to students.
The Trump-DeVos Budget Would Dismantle Public Education, Hurting Vulnerable Kids, Working Families, and Teachers
The Trump administration’s 2018 budget would strip $9 billion in critical federal funding from our nation’s public education system.
Many rural and small-town voters supported President Trump—but his agenda will harm families and the economy in their communities.