The Latest K–12 News from Education Week
Biden Campaign Says School Opening Struggles Show Trump's Failed Leadership
by Evie Blad on August 13, 2020 at 8:56 pm
New running mates Joe Biden, Kamala Harris, and their surrogates have zeroed in on an early message: Fear and uncertainty around schools can be blamed on President Donald Trump.
As Schools Open and COVID-19 Aid Talks Flop, Trump Pushes In-Person Class Again
by Andrew Ujifusa on August 12, 2020 at 9:11 pm
President Donald Trump told a White House gathering that virtual learning is "not as good as being there" and said Democrats have made negotiations over virus aid for schools difficult.
State, Local Leaders Spar Over School Reopening Decisions
by Evie Blad on August 12, 2020 at 9:10 pm
Tensions are boiling over in some states as leaders spar with district administrators over who decides when to reopen school buildings and whether to keep them closed.
Title IX Rule Set to Take Effect After Judge Denies Request From States to Halt It
by Evie Blad on August 12, 2020 at 5:59 pm
A controversial federal rule on how schools should respond to claims of sexual assault and harassment appears set to take effect Friday.
Joe Biden Picks Kamala Harris for VP After Intense School Desegregation Clash
by Evie Blad on August 11, 2020 at 9:43 pm
Although Harris clashed with Biden over his record on school desegregation, some of her education proposals might dovetail well with his.