The election of Joe Biden to the presidency opens the door to changes in federal education policy that could affect California’s schools, institutions of higher education and students in a number of ways, ranging from federal stimulus funding to schools and colleges to how student loans are handled to oversight of for-profit colleges and more.
The proposal to use dashboard colors to identify the lowest-achieving schools is being sharply criticized.
Regulations that would have forgiven loans for students defrauded by for-profit colleges were supposed to go into effect on July 1.
By insisting charter schools are public schools, charter advocates are distancing themselves from Trump's proposed cuts to federal funding for public schools.
As with Missouri, California's constitution bans public money for schools run by churches.
The U.S. education secretary says the movement has departed from its founding principles of creativity and innovation.
Learning Policy Institute research shows student achievement improves at schools that offer on-campus social services.
The U.S. Department of Education, which funds much of the K-12 and higher education programs nationally, would be downsized by more than 13 percent.
The Trump Administration has proposed eliminating Title II teacher training programs in 2017-18.
The staff of the State Board of Education will revise the plan for complying with the federal Every Student Succeeds Act.
The longtime education leader says public schools must serve the needs of parents and students as the Trump administration focuses on school choice.
The Every Student Succeeds Act gives states more latitude to spend federal dollars and fix low-achieving schools.
Computer-based exam based on Next Generation Science Standards to be given through June.
The president has accomplished few of the initiatives outlined in his Contract with the American Voter.
California and Washington appear in sync on at least one issue: local control of schools.
However, twice in the past, they overwhelmingly rejected ballot initiatives that would have allowed vouchers.