The Hill House Dems call for first Education Committee hearing on school shootings since Sandy HookThe HillIn their letter, the Democrats said they agreed with and echoed Education Secretary Betsy DeVos · Elizabeth (Betsy) Dee DeVosEPA to jumpstart ‘war on lead’ with strategy meeting Hundreds of teachers hold walkout,... Read more
Texas Tribune Local taxes in Texas have been rising to help pay for education. Who is to blame?Texas TribuneHey, Texplainer: How much has the state contributed to education funding over the past several years, and how has that affected property taxes? This question is familiar to anyone involved in... Read more
Toledo Blade Reform proposal would weaken State Board of EducationToledo BladeCOLUMBUS — House Republicans on Wednesday proposed a sweeping overhaul of Ohio’s educational government structure, removing many of the powers of the State Board of Education and state superintendent and giving them to a new cabinet-level position … and... Read more
U.S. News & World Report Infrastructure Plan Includes Unrelated Higher Education ChangesU.S. News & World ReportTacked on to the last three pages of the Trump administration’s $1.5 trillion infrastructure plan unveiled Monday are a handful of higher education policy changes that could have significant ramifications and have some policy... Read more
Roanoke Times Agee and Treacy: Transforming Southwest Virginia: Higher education must leadRoanoke TimesAnd, Southwest Virginia has one other clear asset that can be leveraged even more effectively for real, meaningful and positive change: public and private higher education institutions which serve our citizens from the Cumberland Gap to the... Read more
U.S. News & World Report Make Way for Higher EducationU.S. News & World ReportThe House is also working on revamping the Higher Education Act, but it’s not taking the same bipartisan tack the Senate is. At the helm of that effort is Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., chairwoman of the... Read more
Baltimore Sun All kids should have a computer science educationBaltimore SunWe also formed the Maryland Computing Education Steering Committee and created the Maryland Center for Computing Education within the University System of Maryland. The center’s goals are to prepare K-12 teachers to better teach computer science and … Read... Read more
Maine Public Now’s the Time for Education to Lead the Climate Change FightMaine PublicEducation has become the basis of all revolutions and evolutions of both the national and global community. With the human disruption of our ecosystems and earth’s cyclic pattern, education needs to take a central role in... Read more
Arizona Daily Star K-12 education budget touted by Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey fails to restore recession-era cutsArizona Daily StarThe governor proposes $100 million in capital funding that schools can use for items ranging from textbooks to buses. Mike Christy / Arizona Daily Star. Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print;... Read more
The Mercury News Santa Clara County education board rejects Spark Charter’s renewal requestThe Mercury NewsTwo years after opening, Spark Charter School in Sunnyvale is facing the prospect of closing after the Santa Clara County Board of Education denied its renewal petition on Jan. 17. The school serves 253 students,... Read more