Governors are putting greater support behind education at every age level

by Ryan Johnston • 11 months ago

Adult and technical, K-12, and early-childhood education are all finding heightened support from state leaders, policy analysts said at SXSW 2019.

Education Department's FERPA guide intended to end confusion over student data privacy law

by Betsy Foresman • 12 months ago

The Education secretary acknowledged confusion around student data privacy, but said a new FAQ could help illuminate things.

DeVos says FAFSA app did 'the impossible' for student financial aid

by Betsy Foresman • 1 year ago

A new app for the Free Application For Student Aid is simplifying a process that has historically aggravated users, the education secretary said.

Federal STEM grants reach $279 million for 2018

by Ryan Johnston • 1 year ago

Federal awards surpassed President Trump's yearly mandate of $200 million for grants funding science, technology, engineering and math education.

DeVos: Technology enables educators to 'rethink' school

by Ryan Johnston • 1 year ago

The secretary of Education reiterated at a national conference her philosophy behind empowering students to take control of their learning.

The Education Department is rolling out a mobile-friendly FAFSA

by Mark Satter • 2 years ago

The agency's Office of Federal Student Aid has overhauled the FAFSA website to make it easier for mobile users. Next, it's rolling out a mobile app.

Workforce is emphasis of White House proposal to combine Education, Labor departments

by Patience Wait • 2 years ago

The Trump administration hopes the merger will improve skills for the 21st century economy, but the initial response from education groups is less than positive.

Huawei's research partnerships with U.S. universities come under fire

by Patience Wait • 2 years ago

Members of Congress call on Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to investigate possible spying and theft of intellectual property and technology.

The Department of Education wants to make schools safer. But it won't say how.

by Mark Satter • 2 years ago

The new Federal Commission on School Safety has faced criticism from educators, school safety experts and activists alike.

Education Department to assist school IT professionals with digital accessibility

by Emily Tate • 2 years ago

The Office for Civil Rights will help IT leaders from K-12, higher ed and libraries make their websites and online programs more accessible.