Last month, a lot of attention was paid to a proposal by the federal Department of Education to eliminate its office for English Language Learners (see DeVos Might Eliminate Federal ELL Office).

Now, apparently, there’s even bigger news – a proposal to eliminate the Department of Education itself, which the Trump Administration will announce on Thursday.

For further information, see:

White House to Propose Merging Education, Labor Departments is from The Wall Street Journal.

Is Some Merger Afoot for the Education, Labor Departments? is from Ed Week.


White House Proposes Merging Education And Labor Departments is from NPR.

An ‘Education and the Workforce’ Agency? is from Inside Higher Ed.

A History Of The Department Of Education is from NPR.