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Carson, a conservative Republican who challenged President Donald Trump for the GOP nomination last year, spoke as Congress considers Trump's budget for fiscal year 2018 — a plan that calls for cutting about $7 billion from the $48 billion HUD…
HUD Secretary Ben Carson reassured employees about the cuts under consideration, which would target community development block grants, public housing money.
Carson has no government or housing policy experience. Despite that, his nomination cleared a Senate committee in January on a unanimous vote.
WASHINGTON — In a sometimes contentious confirmation hearing, education secretary pick Betsy DeVos pledged that she would not seek to dismantle public schools amid questions by Democrats about her qualifications, political donations and long-time work advocating for charter schools and…
Carson, in remarks prepared for Thursday's hearing before the Senate Banking, House and Urban Affairs Committee, talked about growing up in inner-city Detroit with a single mother who had a third-grade education. She worked numerous jobs to keep a roof…
WASHINGTON — American students have a math problem.
"The final rules give states more time and flexibility to provide every student with a high-quality, well-rounded education while ensuring that states and districts keep the focus on improving outcomes and maintaining civil rights protections for all of our children,…
WASHINGTON — The vast majority of U.S. students still lack a solid grasp of science despite some modest gains by fourth and eighth graders, especially girls and minorities.
The latest scores from the ACT college entrance exam suggest many of this year's high school graduates aren't ready for college-level course work.
The lazy days of summer are ending for millions of children. How much will parents spend on school supplies? How do American students stack up globally? Here are some facts and figures as the new year begins.
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