August 2011
Aug 29
Aug 29, 2011

August 29, 2011 – While it will seem that all of the discussions this Fall in the Congress will seem to be on the November report of the "super committee” working on a new debt reduction program; there will be several other areas that will ...

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Aug 24
Aug 24, 2011

This is from a White House release via the Committee for Education Funding.


The White House has scheduled a special call [date, time] to talk with people from [state] about the federal budget deficit/debt deal. The White House Office of Publ...


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Aug 23
Aug 23, 2011
From a US ED announcement: Today (August 23) the Obama Administration announced the final application and selection criteria for competitive grants under the Race to the Top – Early Learning Challenge (RTT-ELC). This competition will prov...
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Aug 09
Aug 09, 2011

Statement of Melody Barnes (Domestic Policy Advisor)

ESEA Flexibility

Monday, August 8, 2011

The President believes that our contest to win the future begins here at home, with shoring up our education system.And he has reminded us that Americ...

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Aug 09
Aug 09, 2011
August 9th - The Center on Education Policy has released a report (attached) today on Title I.  Reporting data from 19 states, it has found that the Title I is closing the gap in student achievement and, in most states, student achievement ...
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Aug 08
Aug 08, 2011

Obama Administration Proceeds with Reform of No Child Left Behind Following Congressional Inaction

AUGUST 8, 2011
Contact:Press Office, (202) 401-1576,press@ed.gov


With the new school year fast approaching and still no bill to reform the feder...





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Aug 01
Aug 01, 2011

August 1st PM -- The House has passed, and the Senate will soon act on, the extention of the Debt-Ceiling.  There are many important mechanisms built into the program.  I will do a longer piece on them shortly.  The most immediate issue is,...

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