Source: Education Week

Conservatives are eager for their best opportunity since the Reagan era to shrink the federal role in education and dramatically expand options for parents, while Trump is sure to face fierce opposition from educators and advocates who fear that his administration will move to privatize a sizable chunk of public education. Against this uncertain backdrop, here are six areas for educators to watch closely this year: ESSA implementation, education department and funding, school choice, civil rights, immigration, health care law and education.