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By Carole Feldman, Associated Press
He takes charge of the Education Department amid mounting tension between Americans who believe students can safely return to the classroom now, and others who say the risks are still too great.
By Collin Binkley, Associated Press
The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions committee is expected to vote Feb. 11 on Miguel Cardona and Marty Walsh, Biden's nominations for education secretary and labor secretary, respectively.
By Associated Press
President-elect Joe Biden has chosen Miguel Cardona, Connecticut's education chief and a champion of public schools, to serve as education secretary.
By Collin Binkley, Alexandra Jaffe, Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press
Miguel Cardona was appointed to the top education post in Connecticut just months before the COVID-19 pandemic broke out in March. When schools moved to remote learning, he hurried to deliver more than 100,000 laptops to students.
By PBS NewsHour
The Trump administration has held up the implementation of Obama-era rules that would have allowed student borrowers to have their debt erased if they had been victims of fraud by for-profit schools. Now 18 states and the District of Columbia…
By Maria Danilova, Associated Press
In documents released by the Office of Government Ethics early Friday, DeVos, a wealthy Republican donor and school choice activist, pledged to divest her interests in more than 100 companies within 90 days of her confirmation.
President-elect Donald Trump has named Betsy DeVos as his choice for education secretary. DeVos, who has never worked in public education, is a prominent advocate of charter schools and school vouchers. What does this pick say about Donald Trump’s education…
President-elect Donald Trump has selected a charter school advocate and GOP donor from Michigan to be education secretary.
"The effort to raise standards is really about ensuring that all students graduate ready for what's next," says Education Secretary John King. Hari Sreenivasan sits down with King to discuss challenges for the Common Core, investment in early education, the…
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