In a $3.5 trillion spending plan released Thursday, the White House proposes $17 billion in cuts – including some items that President Bush also tried to ax.
A new government study looks at factors like income and identifies specific skills that could be challenging.
Younger students have made some encouraging gains in math, but the lack of improvement among older students raises questions about recent education reforms.
Funds trickle out, leaving many state and local education budgets in flux.
A supportive culture on campus is key, but some schools rely too heavily on security technology.
Many schools have to turn away those seeking new job skills. Proposed federal funds could help.
Federal student debt now tops $500 billion, leading some students to ask for debt forgiveness as a form of stimulus. Washington is wary.
His stimulus package adds $200 million to a fund that supports new teacher compensation systems.
One thing holding the teaching profession back is its vastly outdated pay system, say proponents of new compensation plans.