August 2010
Aug 25
Aug 25, 2010

From the Washington Post Sunday August 22, 2010 page B7

Three books about education reform http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/08/20/AR2010082002083.html
Washington Post
By Diane Ravitch

Sunday, August 22, 2010; B07

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Aug 20
Aug 20, 2010

On August 18th, the Secretary of ED sent a letter to Chief State School Officers.  It can be found at:

(http://www2.ed.gov/policy/elsec/guid/secletter/100818.html), Secretary Duncan addresses implementation of the federal School Improvement...

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Aug 18
Aug 18, 2010

The following was announced today - most likely this will be one of several strands we will see Chairman Miller use to discuss key issues - before the election.

 

Chairman Miller Announces Hearing to Review School Turnaround Companies
Augus...

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Aug 13
Aug 13, 2010

The application and the requirements for the ED Jobs bill is now on the US ED website at:

http://www2.ed.gov/programs/educationjobsfund/applicant.html

Applications are due Thursday September 9th.

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Aug 10
Aug 10, 2010

Today, August 10th the House passed the $10 billion Education Jobs bill by a vote of 247-161.  This measure was passed by the Senate last week and now goes to the President for an expected signature.  The White House estimates that over 160...

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Aug 05
Aug 05, 2010

On Wednesday August 4th, the Senate voted to close debate on a supplemental funding bill that would provide states with $26 billion for teacher ($10 billion) and other government funded jobs.  On August 5th the final vote should take place....

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Aug 03
Aug 03, 2010
Senate Appropriation Committee: EDUCATION FOR THE DISADVANTAGED

Appropriations, 2010 $15,914,666,000
Budget estimate, 2011 15,883,434,000
Committee recommendation 16,726,579,000

The Committee recommends an appropriation of $16,726,57...

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Aug 03
Aug 03, 2010

National Title I Association Notes from U.S. Senate Hearing July 29, 2010

The State of the American Child: The Impact of Federal Policies on Children

Senators Dodd, Merkley, Casey were present.

Senator Dodd noted that he will introduc...

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