Articles: Policy & Compliance

Refocusing Tax Dollars to Enhance Education

A concerted effort by two or three large states could spark a paradigm shift away from antiquated legislation.

Looking Beyond the Border

Some forward thinking programs are in place to better educate U.S. students using the best practices of countries who students routinely outperform us.

CEP Study Says Skepticism Still Surrounds SIGs

There is some skepticism regarding the effectiveness of School Improvement Grants (SIGs) on the part of those districts that are not eligible to receive them, according to a new study.

Kansas City Plots Next Steps

Missouri grants district two-and-a-half years to turn around academic performance—or else.

Competitive vs. Formula Grants Battle it out for 2012 Ed Spending

With the U.S. Department of Education receiving a minimal increase in allotted spending, the House and Senate have begun debates as to how the money will be spent.

What is the Future of the DOE?

The federal Department of Education has been a source of criticism on the GOP presidential campaign trail.

Early College High Schools

A rigorous academic approach combined with the opportunity to save time and money is a powerful motivator for at-risk students.

College Readiness Is Their Goal

Shortly after Superintendent Robert Duron arrived in San Antonio (Texas) Independent School District in 2006, he began to raise the bar.

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