National Education

National Education

Manning, arrested for spying, to speak on ‘ethics in public service’

Former intelligence officer arrested on espionage charges will be speaking to UCLA students on ethics in public service.

Education secretary gives education chiefs some ‘tough love’

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Monday gave state education chiefs some “tough love” as she pushed them to innovate and do better by students.

Student walkout over guns poses balancing act for schools

As schools around the country brace for student walkouts following the deadly shooting in Parkland, Florida, principals and superintendents are scrambling to perform a delicate balancing act: How to let thousands of students exercise their First Amendment rights while not disrupting school and not pulling administrators into the raging debate over gun control.

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Announces Initial Recovery Support for Parkland

The initial $1,000,000 grant will support recovery efforts at schools in the Broward County Public School system following the school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that left 17 people dead and 14 others injured on February 14, 2018.

Florida high school gingerly resumes classes after shooting

Students and teachers hugged and cried Wednesday as they returned under heavy police guard to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School for the first time...

Mourners to say goodbye to Billy Graham, ‘America’s Pastor’

Mourners are gathering to pay their respects to the Rev. Billy Graham at a funeral that marks the culmination of more than a week...

DeVos backs expanding school choice for military children

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos called for allowing military families to use federal funds to pay for private school or other educational services for their children.