The order directs the commission, composed of a maximum of 20 presidential appointees, to establish patriotic curriculum guidance for federal agencies.
President Trump was quite right to want to drain the swamp—not just DC lobbying and cronyism but also the bloated administrative staffs from agency to agency.
In a speech at Hillsdale College, Sec. DeVos conveyed that in American education, the fight has just begun to restore choice and freedom to every family.
Given Biden’s embrace of far-left cultural notions regarding sex and gender, it’s fair to assume his Education Department would swiftly implement a sweeping and radical agenda across the board.
Republicans have to start hacking the education bureaucracy to pieces. As Trump has realized, perhaps the chief way to do that is to starve these public enemies of public funds.
Public universities could lose federal funding should they fail to give religious student groups the same rights as other campus organizations.
President Trump’s block-grant plan is a bold call to congressional Republicans to not squander their next opportunity to relieve U.S. education of bureaucracy like they did in his first two years of office.
In her plan, Warren says she would exceed the legally unauthorized steps President Obama took to force the nation’s public schools to allow boys into girl locker rooms, showers, sports teams, overnight accommodations, and more.
This rejection of state autonomy does not help convince that Washington is prepared to ‘empower states to lead the way,’ or that the Trump administration really supports school choice.
Any Republican who proposes expanding rather than ending the federal government’s power over education is whistling past the graveyard federalization has made of American education.
The Trump administration now wants to take a successful conservative idea—school choice—and make it susceptible to getting strangled in federal red tape.
In addition to making it more difficult for families to opt out of state testing due to social pressure, this bill would push the state towards embracing a national curriculum.
The U.S. Department of Education is expected to announce a plan to require all U.S. higher education institutions to make data on debt and earnings by major publicly available.
In a first for the Trump U.S Department of Education, this rollback will also undo Clinton and Bush-era policies, to adhere more closely to the law and Supreme Court precedent, an administration official told The Federalist.
The U.S. Department of Education is clear in its threat to withhold millions of dollars from Utah simply for following state law and protecting parental rights.
U.S. Department of Education investigations push schools to turn a blind eye to behavior that rises to criminality, in order to lower suspensions, expulsions, and juvenile arrests.
If this Obama administration rule went into effect, its biggest victims would likely be those who don’t need any more disadvantages: minority special-needs kids.
California Gov. Jerry Brown is the first supporter of Obama-era guidance to urge caution and note the racial disparity in campus tribunals.
It would be more encouraging if more schools changed their policies to protect the rights of accused students and stopped the witch hunt mentality raging on campus.
None of these smeared groups think rape is acceptable. They simply want protections for accused students, and for the hysteria surrounding the issue to stop.
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