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New Democratic governors show shift on US charter schools

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos was not on the ballot in the Michigan governor's race, but her legacy loomed over the campaign in her home...

More Democrat governors, more skepticism of charter schools

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos was not on the ballot in the Michigan governor's race, but her legacy loomed over the campaign in her home...

Ukraine’s Hungarian minority threatened by new education law

CHOP, Ukraine (AP) - The Hungarian minority in western Ukraine is feeling besieged.A new education law that could practically eliminate the use of Hungarian...

AP Analysis: Billionaires fuel powerful state charter groups

SEATTLE (AP) - Dollar for dollar, the beleaguered movement to bring charter schools to Washington state has had no bigger champion than billionaire Bill...

AP Analysis: Billionaires fuel powerful state charter groups

SEATTLE (AP) - Dollar for dollar, the beleaguered movement to bring charter schools to Washington state has had no bigger champion than billionaire Bill...

Walmart heirs deny involvement in Georgia governor’s race

Representatives of the Walmart company heirs deny any involvement in the Georgia governor's race after a candidate was secretly recorded saying he backed a...

Bill Gates gives $44M to influence state education plans

SEATTLE (AP) - Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates saw an opportunity with a new federal education law that has widespread repercussions for American classrooms.His nonprofit...

Bill Gates gives $44M to influence state education reform

SEATTLE (AP) - Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates saw an opportunity with a new federal education law that has widespread repercussions for American classrooms.His non-profit,...

DeVos to discuss Obama discipline rule with educators

WASHINGTON (AP) - Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is reviewing an Obama-era policy that seeks to counter racial bias in school discipline and calls for...

Romanian minister: Ukraine will keep minority schools open

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) - Ukraine has pledged not to close Romanian language schools under a new education law that has caused alarm in Romania,...