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Illinois Senate Rejects Rauner Veto of School-Funding Plan

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 12:31
The Illinois Senate overturned Gov. Bruce Rauner on public education funding Sunday, voting to override an amendatory veto despite the Republican governor's contention that his changes would mean millions of dollars more for school districts outside Chicago.
Categories: Education

Betsy DeVos Undeterred by Critics Even as Agenda Remains Stalled

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 12:31
In her first comprehensive sit-down interview with a national media outlet since taking office, DeVos touched on some of the most pressing issues in K-12 and higher education.
Categories: Education

In AP Interview, DeVos Talks School Choice, Federal Role

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 12:31
In this transcript, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' talks with The Associated Press in an interview conducted last Wednesday in her office.
Categories: Education

Are Student-Privacy Laws Getting in the Way of Education Research?

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 21:06
Louisiana's two-year-old law, the nation's strictest, may be complicating the work of the researchers who use student data to study schools.
Categories: Education

Betsy DeVos Says School Vouchers Are Part of Tax Overhaul Discussions

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 19:51
More than a third of U.S. states have created school voucher programs that bypass thorny constitutional and political issues by turning them over to nonprofits that rely primarily on businesses to fund them. But the programs are raising questions about transparency and accountability at a time when supporters are urging that they be expanded into a federal program.
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