First Education Sec. Has Passed Away

Shirley Hufstedler, our nation’s first education secretary, has died. She was 90. Hufstedler was one of the first women to graduate from Stanford Law School, and was appointed to the California…

ESSA Negotiated Rulemaking Begins

Earlier this week, the U.S. Department of Education’s Negotiated Rulemaking Committee held its first series of meetings to discuss regulation of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). The negotiated rule…

Senate to Vote on King's Confirmation

UPDATE 3/14/2016: Dr. John B. King Jr. has been approved by the Senate as the next Secretary of Education.  His appointment was approved by a vote of 49-40. The Senate will…

House GOP Release Budget Resolution

Updated (3/7/2016): Republicans on the Senate Budget Committee have stated that they delay consideration of the Republican Budget Resolution this month. With both the House and Senate struggling to come to a…