Tag: Education policy

DeVos backs expanding school choice for military children

WASHINGTON — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Thursday called for allowing military families to use federal funds to pay for private school or other...
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SHELBY, N.C. — North Carolina House members with education, law enforcement and mental health policy backgrounds will serve on a special committee to examine...
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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The Arkansas Department of Education denied four districts exemption from participating in Public School Choice Act student transfers across district...
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BOISE, Idaho — A proposal to update Idaho's nearly 50-year-old sex education law sparked too many concerns for lawmakers to advance the legislation on...
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RALEIGH, N.C. — The founding president of a North Carolina group that successfully lobbied legislators to authorize more charter schools and create three taxpayer-funded...
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Alabama lawmakers on Wednesday took the first step to strike anti-gay language from the state's sex education law that says students...
Gates focuses on schools while examining US poverty issues

KIRKLAND, Wash. — Bill and Melinda Gates, as the world's top philanthropists, are rethinking their work in America as they confront what they consider...
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CONCORD, N.H. — Advocates for adult education programs across New Hampshire are opposing a bill they say would hurt immigrants and refugees working toward...
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JACKSON, Miss. — A proposal to spend more of Mississippi's public money to send children to private schools appears dead in the Legislature. ...
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JACKSON, Miss. — Mississippi lawmakers will debate spending more public money to send children to private schools, as a bill to allow such a...

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