The Latest K–12 News from Education Week
- Biden Might Please the K-12 World by Picking an Education Secretary From Outside Itby Evie Blad on December 3, 2020 at 9:01 pm
The president-elect could find that picking someone from a higher education background might make his life easier on complicated K-12 issues.
- Teachers' Union Leader Nominated to Be Puerto Rico's Education Secretaryby Andrew Ujifusa on December 2, 2020 at 9:14 pm
The American Federation of Teachers describes Elba Aponte Santos as "a fierce defender of public education" in Puerto Rico.
- CDC Shortens COVID-19 Quarantine Periods. Here's What That Means for Schoolsby Evie Blad on December 2, 2020 at 7:36 pm
Shorter quarantines after COVID-19 exposure may increase compliance and reduce time out of classrooms.
- Could Biden Find a Middle Path on Student Testing During the Pandemic?by Andrew Ujifusa on December 1, 2020 at 9:53 pm
Waiving some portions of federal law could help the Biden administration craft a compromise on tests, but pressing questions would remain.
- DeVos' Team Has Left Biden a Policy Blueprint Several of Her Critics Supportby Andrew Ujifusa on November 23, 2020 at 6:12 am
A guidance document from the Trump administration about accountability requirements has gotten support from groups frequently critical of Betsy DeVos.