Tags Trump administration

'Good riddance': Education Secretary Betsy DeVos steps down

by Betsy Foresman • 1 week ago

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos stepped down on Thursday, prompting educators and industry leaders to publish scathing reviews of her nearly four-year tenure.

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

by Patience Wait • 3 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.

Edtech advocates denounce White House's 2019 budget proposal

by Michelai Graham • 3 years ago

Leaders from ISTE, CoSN and other edtech associations expressed their discontent with Trump's proposal almost immediately.

Trump's budget reaffirms Education Department's plans to modernize FAFSA

by Emily Tate • 3 years ago

The Trump administration's proposal for fiscal 2019 commits to building a "nimble new system" for the Office of Federal Student Aid.

Trump stands by STEM education spending in fiscal 2019 budget

by Ryan Johnston • 3 years ago

STEM education is an "imperative" for the workforce of the future, budget reads.

White House official: Investing in computer science education will pay off

by Emily Tate • 3 years ago

Matt Lira, from the Office of American Innovation, said teaching students computer science now will eventually "do amazing things in the economy."

Focus computer science funding on teacher training, Code.org founder says

by Emily Tate • 3 years ago

Computer science is as foundational as English, math, science and social studies, Hadi Partovi said. "There is no question," he told EdScoop.

One school’s advice for building and bolstering innovative STEM programs

by Kate Roddy • 3 years ago

Beaver Country Day School uses a "coded curriculum" to weave computer science into every subject.

Trump, tech companies pledge over $500 million to computer science education

by Emily Tate • 3 years ago

In an effort to meet the growing demand for skilled computer programmers, the public and private sector made complementary funding commitments.