Federal Biden Pushes Schools to Expand COVID-19 Testing, Get More Teachers Vaccinated
President Joe Biden set teacher vaccine requirements for federally operated schools as part of a new effort to drive down COVID's spread.
Federal Biden Administration to Treat Masks in Schools as a Civil Rights Issue
Officials will investigate complaints that inadequate mask policies violate the rights of vulnerable students, the education secretary says.
Federal Biden Calls on Schools to Host COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics for Kids 12 and Up
The president is focusing on vaccinating children ages 12 and older as concerns grow about the Delta variant and its impact on schools.
Federal Joe Biden to Teachers: 'You Deserve a Raise, Not Just Praise'
The president and first lady thanked educators for their work during the pandemic in an address to the National Education Association.
Federal How Biden’s Revival of Obama Housing Rules Connects to Divisive Issues in Schools
Policy shifts on hot-button topics like residential segregation, student discipline, and Title IX can make educators "punch drunk."
Federal What a Bipartisan Infrastructure Agreement Between Biden, Senators Would Mean for Schools
An infrastructure deal does not include school facilities funding, but it would pay for electric school buses and expanded broadband access.
Law & Courts High Court Asks Biden Administration Views on Harvard Affirmative Action in Admissions
Some had expected U.S. Supreme Court justices to jump at the chance to reconsider the practices in education, but that's delayed for now.
Education Funding There Are Big Funding Gaps Affecting High-Poverty Schools. Can Biden Close Them?
Hurdles lie ahead for a $20 billion bid to create "Title I equity grants" to address long-standing funding inequities.
Federal Opinion Education Outlets Owe Readers More Than the Narratives They Want to Hear
It's vital that serious news organizations challenge runaway narratives and help readers avoid going down ideological rabbit holes.
Student Well-Being The Pandemic Brought Universal Free School Meals. Will They Stay?
Relaxed rules during the COVID-19 pandemic have allowed schools to serve universal free meals. Some in Congress want to make that permanent.
Education Funding Biden's K-12 Budget Seeks $20 Billion for State Incentives to Address Funding Inequity
The "equity grants" are part of a huge spending plan that would also boost priorities like community schools, counselors, and school nurses.
Federal Biden Taps Ex-Obama Aide Roberto Rodriguez for Key Education Department Job
Rodriguez served as a top education staffer to President Barack Obama and currently leads a teacher-advocacy organization.
Federal Biden Pitches Plan to Expand Universal Pre-K, Free School Meal Programs, Teacher Training
The president's $1.8 trillion American Families Plan faces strong headwinds as Congress considers other costly administration proposals.
Federal As 100-Day Mark Approaches, Has Biden Met His School Reopening Goal? And What Comes Next?
President Joe Biden faces a self-imposed deadline of having most K-8 schools open for in-person learning by his hundredth day in office.