Every politician in America is for the education of children. Common sense reminds us there is no “one size fits all” approach to public education, but we will hear ideas from politicians that will want to empower state and federal education agencies, rather than permitting those doing the work at the local level in districts to have more flexibility. 879 more words
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The creation of the United States Department of Education in 1979 was a payback to the teacher unions who endorsed then candidate Jimmy Carter for President of the United States in 1976. 570 more words
What’s wrong with Ohio? Why in the world would the State’s Department of Education return millions of federal dollars that are intended to help charter schools open in the state. 59 more words
As states begin delivering their proposed school accountability plans to the Department of Education – so far, 10 in total – most seem to be shirking Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’ suggestion that they include policies to expand school choice. 48 more words
Meet the 9 New Staffers Tapped to Fill Key Roles In Secretary Betsy DeVos’ Department of Education | The 74
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The U.S. Department of Education announced nine new hires Wednesday evening, including chief of staff to Secretary Betsy DeVos. None of the staffers, many of whom worked in the department during the George W.