Federal Biden Pick for Education Civil Rights Office Has History With Racial Equity, LGBTQ Issues
Biden selected Catherine Lhamon to lead the Education Department's civil rights work, a role she also held in the Obama administration.
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 Senators Press Deputy Education Secretary Nominee on School Closures, Lost Learning Time
If confirmed, San Diego Unified Superintendent Cindy Marten would be the Education Department's number two as it urges in-person learning.
Federal Biden's Pick for Deputy Education Secretary Faces Criticism Over Charter School Views
San Diego Superintendent Cindy Marten has been met with both support from educators and concern from some charter school supporters.
Federal New Biden Education Staffers Arrive Via Gates Foundation, K-12 Reform Group, Sen. Sanders
The latest round of appointees to the Education Department includes some policy insiders, but there's no single trend or direction so far.
Federal Early Education Department Appointees Have Links to Jill Biden, Teachers' Unions
President Joe Biden's 12 appointments have links to the players who could exert the most influence on the new administration's K-12 policy.
Federal Biden Picks San Diego Superintendent for Deputy Education Secretary
San Diego Superintendent Cindy Marten was a classroom teacher for 17 years before she became a school and district administrator.
Federal Obama Education Staff Involved in Race to the Top, Civil Rights Join Biden's White House
Both Catherine Lhamon and Carmel Martin will serve on President-elect Joe Biden's Domestic Policy Council.
Federal DeVos Appoints New Director for English-Learner Office
The selection of Lorena Orozco McElwain as director of the office of English language acquisition shakes up a long-standing tradition.
Federal Trump Taps Rob Goad as White House Education Adviser
Goad took temporary leave from Rep. Luke Messer, R-Ind.'s office last year to help the Trump campaign with education issues, including a $20 billion school choice proposal.
Every Student Succeeds Act Donald Trump and K-12 Education: Five Things to Watch in 2017
The first part of the year will tell us a lot about where the president elect wants to go on education and the priority he places on the issue.
Federal Linda Darling-Hammond Launches Think Tank, With Washington, D.C. Office
Stanford education heavy-hitter Linda Darling-Hammond has launched a new think tank intended to bring evidence into education policy.