December 2010
Dec 17
Dec 17, 2010
 

The omnibus funding bill that was moving in the Senate is now dead. It also looks like the year long continuing resolution is also on life support and most likely a goner. The funding bill now being discussed is a 45 day measure that wi...

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Dec 15
Dec 15, 2010

This is a brief update on funding issues.  Information on many of the specifics in the proposed continuing resolution (House) and the omnibus appropriation (Senate) are difficult to confirm.  The Committee for Education Funding is reporting...

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Dec 14
Dec 14, 2010

The Senate Appropriations Committee has posted its proposed Omnibus Appripriations Bill for the current fiscal year.  Besides having proposed funding levels there is also language on how funds would be used (remember - this is still a propo...

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Dec 14
Dec 14, 2010

New CEP Report Analyzes Achievement Gaps on State Tests

Today (December 14th), the Center on Education Policy released a report analyzing state student achievement trend and gap data for states and the District of Columbia in math and re...

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Dec 10
Dec 10, 2010

On December 8th the RTI Action Network held a forum to discuss a wide range of issues impacting RTI.  Don Deshler presented on the notion that RTI needs to be a part of the wider school reform movement.  In his presentation he included this...

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Dec 09
Dec 09, 2010

On December 8th by a six vote margin, the House sent the Senate a full year continuing resolution.  The funding levels for Title I and most other programs was set at the FY 2010 level.  The measure does proposed to fund the School Improveme...

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Dec 07
Dec 07, 2010

The House of Representatives may vote as early as Wednesday Dec 8th on a year long continuing resolution (CR).  It is said to include funding for Race to the Top and School Improvement Grants but the specific amounts seem to be shifting.  O...

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Dec 07
Dec 07, 2010

Today, December 7th, the 2009 PISA data were released.  The full report can be found at: http://www.pisa.oecd.org/pages/0,2987,en_32252351_32235731_1_1_1_1_1,00.html

The Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) was first administ...

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