Education News

Education Secy DeVos uses her private plane for work travel
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos uses a private jet to fly around the country to tour schools and attend other work events on her own dime, according to her office. Education Department Press Secretary Liz Hill said in a statement to The Associated ...

Phoenix: America's For-Profit Education Capital?
In the story of for-profit education, Phoenix is pretty much ground zero. It was here that John Sperling, the Cambridge-educated founder of the University of Phoenix, built a for-profit giant after he identified a need for flexible, continuing ...

'Little Soldiers' examines the Chinese education system from the inside
The apprehensions Chu and her husband would come to feel about Rainey's education began almost immediately. He's rewarded not for outstanding performance but for sitting absolutely still. He parrots Communist Party songs. He asks for silence during ...

Madison School Board considers changes to district's wellness policy
The USDA mandated that all school districts set specific goals for physical and nutritional education, create standards for foods and beverages not sold to students (classroom parties or snacks versus school lunches and vending machines) and have a ...

State wants to shift special education for 3- to 5-year-olds to school districts
A funding crisis and broken delivery model is prompting Maine education officials to recommend shifting special education services for 3- to 5-year olds from the state to local school districts. The proposal, expected to take three years to fully ...

OPINION: Education system is failing American citizens
Instead they provide a smattering of classes on hot-button topics in higher education such as multiculturalism, inequality, gender and immigration. This is no trivial oversight, as the quality of American freedom depends on the quality of Americans ...

Renee Foose says she declined post at Maryland Department of ...
Renee Foose says she declined post at Maryland Department of ...

Malloy Blasts Republican Education Budget As 'Hot Mess'
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy blasted the Republican's education budget Wednesday, calling it a “hot mess” and saying it would reduce education funding to needy districts, roll back educational gains by those districts, jeopardize federal funding, and help out ...

Government watchdog blasts Education Department's financial ...
Government watchdog blasts Education Department's financial ...

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