Five Questions for Betsy DeVos
The Senate education committee will hold a confirmation hearing for Betsy DeVos, President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for U.S. education secretary Jan. 17. Here are some questions they should ask. (January 9, 2017)
School Choice, Explained
Education Week reporter Arianna Prothero explains the different forms of public and private school choice: charter schools, vouchers, tax-credit scholarships and education savings accounts. (December 22, 2016)
ESSA and More: What's Next for Pre-K-12
Mark Bomster highlights key takeaways from the program’s first three sessions, which focused on the 2016 elections writ large, K-12 policy changes that lie ahead, and the views and concerns of education advocates and practitioners. (December 1, 2016)
What's Ahead for Pre-K-12 After the Elections (Full)
Policymakers, analysts, and Education Week journalists examine how the elections will affect public ed. policy from the White House and Congress down to the state and local levels, even as educators scramble to get ready for ESSA to take full effect.
Panel: "What's Ahead for Pre-K-12 as a New Team Takes the Field"
Cecilia Muñoz, Assistant to the President, and Director, White House Domestic Policy Council, joins in conversation with Alyson Klein.
Capstone Keynote: "Beyond the Elections: Politics, Policy, and Education"
Kavitha Cardoza talks with author and journalist James Fallows of The Atlantic, and Michael Feuer about the political and social challenges in store for education policy in the wake of this year's contentious elections. (December 12, 2016)
Panel: View From the Bridge: Policy Leaders Weigh In
Current state and federal officials share their views on the shifting education policy landscape, questions they have about the new administration, and how the new dynamic will play out as ESSA becomes a reality next year.
Panel: Advocates' Crystal Ball
Leaders of advocacy groups representing key education stakeholders on the national scene outline how their priorities are affected by the new landscape in Washington and the states.
Panel: At the Helm: Who's Calling the Shots on Education Policy?
Education Week government and politics reporters discuss who now has their hands on the wheel of K-12 policy and where they’re likely to steer implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act and other key issues.
Introductions and Panel: The Pulse of the Electorate With Lara Brown
Michael Feuer and Michele Givens introduce the day's program, handing off to Lara Brown, for a discussion on the pulse of the 2016 electorate and what was on voters' minds this year, with a particular focus on equity and domestic issues.
Do Charter Schools Help or Hurt? A Divided Black Community
Many African-American parents in poor communities say charter schools have been a lifeline. But the nation’s oldest civil rights organization, the NAACP, is calling for a moratorium. (November 22, 2016)
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