News Update

Funds for Learning Petition to FCC Succeeds

The USAC announced to the FCC that it has identified additional monies to fund FY 2010 E-rate Priority 2 requests at the 80 percent discount level.

The School Choice Movement Marches Forward in 2011

In just the first six months of 2011, 10 states and the District of Columbia have passed legislation supporting school voucher or scholarship tax credit programs.

Empowering California Parents

New regulations under the California Parent Empowerment Law give parents further rights to change low-performing schools.

Librarians Readying for Common Core

School librarians are preparing for the Common Core and its new emphasis on 21st-century skills including information literacy, primary resources, independent thinking and complex texts.

Toughest Bullying Law in the Country to Take Effect This Fall

New Jersey's tough bullying law with require schools to develop safety teams, investigate complaints and set a deadline for resolving issues.

Getting Students Off Farms and Into Classrooms

A new documentary exposes the plight of migrant children farm workers.

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Student Data Privacy Gets a New Boost

The U.S. Department of Education has launched a new initiative to safeguarding student records.

Despite Setbacks, Adams County, Colo., Forges on with Competency-Based System

Will a standards-based system raise student achievement in this district?

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