Education Department

New Data: School Spending in the Time of Covid

Public school spending increased during fiscal year 2020 even as the coronavirus pandemic kept many schools closed,…

Getting to Yes on Covid Relief Spending

The U.S. Education Department’s new guidance on spending Covid relief aid for K-12 schools…

An Educator to Lead the Education Department

In nominating Miguel Cardona as education secretary, President-Elect Joe Biden has delivered on his promise…

Podcast: Behind the Headlines on Betsy DeVos

In the aftermath of Betsy DeVos’s resignation as education secretary, FutureU hosts Jeff…

Reflections on Education Secretary-designate Miguel Cardona

Connecticut Education Commissioner Miguel Cardona’s remarks accepting Joe Biden’s nomination to become U.S. secretary of…

Guiding Biden’s Transition at the Education Department

This week President-Elect Joe Biden chose Linda Darling-Hammond to lead his U.S. Department of Education…

Why It’s Wrong to Write Off the SIG Program

Twelve state and local evaluations of a federal grant program aimed at turning around struggling…