Principals are calling, texting and throwing pizza parties in an effort to bring down chronic absenteeism that can affect funding.
The agency said it’s part of bringing a more data-based approach to policymaking.
The Department of Education just extended temporary relief for borrowers with federally held student loans.
There's a disconnect between politicians' words on education and their actions, says Arne Duncan.
We need high expectations for kids along with investment in schools, Arne Duncan says.
Secretary of Education John King reflects on his time in office.
Since Corinthian Colleges collapsed last year amid allegations of fraud, the Education Department has discharged $247 million in student loans.
The Senate plans to take up King's confirmation Monday for the short-term post.