August 2014
Aug 28, 2014

The recent history of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act cannot be written without listing several complexities. First, with the signing of the No Child Left Behind Act in 2002 a new federal role in education was created. Second,...

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Aug 20, 2014

The US Department of Education (USED) is pushing ahead with several long-term initiatives. Two of these include expansion of the number of states with one-year extensions for their NCLB waivers and the other is a new competitive pre-schoo...

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Aug 15, 2014

This webinar will provide insights into what issues are being focused on by the National Association of State Boards of Education as they consider this difficult issue. Note that the US Department of Education (USED) has recently announc...

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Aug 14, 2014

Most of the 50,000 children who have crossed the border from Central America during the past few months are soon going to be entering schools across the nation. This is the law. National Public Radio reports that as the school year begin...

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Aug 08, 2014

On almost everyone’s list of big education trends is the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). Yet, clarity in how this trend is faring is difficult to determine. The debate seems to be enmeshed in other questions including federalism, eff...

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Aug 06, 2014

As Congress moves into its August recess, with only two weeks left in the session (in September) before the November elections, legislation continues to be introduced. Some of the bills reflect key concepts and ideas that are announcing a...

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