An Education Department report finds a dramatic increase in prison spending over education funding. The Obama administration is calling for a reprioritization.
Florida defends itself in court for allegedly failing to provide quality education to poor and minority students. The judge could order the legislature to redesign education funding and take other measures to level the field for all students.
U.S. Education Department proposes new rules to standardize how states identify special education students. The Obama administration suspects there is racial bias in the system.