WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration proposed a major reorganization of the federal government on Thursday, calling for merging the education and labor departments, moving the federal food stamp program to the Department of Health and Human Services and renaming that agency. The plan represented the latest aspiration of a presidential administration to revamp a sprawling federal government.
WASHINGTON (AP) — As recently as a year ago, the public school system in the nation’s capital was being hailed as a shining example of successful urban education reform and a template for districts across the country.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota businessman and philanthropist said Tuesday he is donating $100 million to the National University System, a nonprofit that focuses on education and philanthropy initiatives.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Tuesday said the federal commission on school safety set up after a Florida high school shooting won’t be looking at the role of guns in school violence.
A new report from the National Center for Education Statistics that studied more than 18,000 students across various races, ethnicities, incomes, and geographic locations, found that children from low-income families were participating in summer programs at much lower rates than those from middle and high-income families.
HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — Amid the buzz of a chain saw and banging hammers, a group of Dartmouth College students help cut down an ash tree and strip the bark that would eventually be used to make traditional Native baskets.
Emily Loya, General Manager of KCOSTV El Paso, discusses the importance of proper funding for public television and the benefits in serving a culturally diverse community. This interview was produced in collaboration with KCOSTV.
The ExxonMobil Foundation matched more than $16 million in contributions from employees, directors and retirees and doubled that contribution, pledging a total of $49 million for 840 higher education institutions.