Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 09/17/2012 - 4:37pm
After a full day of discussions about public education among a select group of establishment educators and allied think-tank types, the best recommendation they could all come up with is the need for more “effective teachers.”
Submitted by Judy Hartnett on Sun, 08/12/2012 - 11:39am
Hoping to build on state-level reforms aimed at closing the education achievement gap, the Education Department opened its Race to the Top competition to school districts on Sunday, inviting the poorest districts across the country to vie for almost $400 million in grants.
Submitted by Judy Hartnett on Wed, 07/11/2012 - 8:39pm
Georgia won $400 million as part of the federal Race to the Top education grant. But in a recent letter to Governor Nathan Deal, the U.S. Education Department said the state is at “high risk” of losing $33 million of the grant.
Submitted by Judy Hartnett on Wed, 06/06/2012 - 3:04pm
The head of the Kansas Department of Education said Wednesday it's not certain that the state will be granted its waiver request from the federal government for more flexibility under the No Child Left Behind Act.