December 2011
Dec 21, 2011
The Committee for Education Funding has just released this funding chart for the current fiscal year (next school year for Title I).  This is the funding bill that was passed by Congress this month.  
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Dec 20
Dec 20, 2011

States Moving Toward More Complex Student Accountability Models
As Part of the NCLB Waiver Process, New CEP Report Finds
States are supportive of waivers and its goals, separate CEP survey adds

The Center on Education Policy today released two...

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Dec 20
Dec 20, 2011
There a new report from the Center for American Progress it evaluates the 11 applications and may be found at:
http://mail.aol.com/35138-111/aol-6/en-us/Suite.aspx

There report counsels the Department to:
1. Do not rush to approve every applic...



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Dec 18
Dec 18, 2011

On December 16th at a White House event convened by the Domestic Policy Advisor, Melody Barnes with Secretaries Duncan (ED) and Sebelius (HHS)  nine states were announced to be receiving the Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge Grants...

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Dec 15
Dec 15, 2011

Today, the Center on Education Policy released a new report on the number of schools that have failed to make adequate yearly progress (AYP) under No Child Left Behind (NCLB) in school year 2010-11. The report, AYP Results for 2010-11, also...

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Dec 15
Dec 15, 2011
The House Appropriations Committee has developed a spending plan that includes education.  It can be found at:  http://rules.house.gov/Media/file/PDF_112_1/legislativetext/HR3671-IH-P6.pdf.
This is one of several bills but it includes a cut ...
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Dec 12, 2011
December 12th - the Committee for Education Funding (CEF) is reporting that the spending bill to replace the continuing resolution that expires on December 16th is nearing completion.  It has been being negotiated in the background (accordi...
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Dec 09
Dec 09, 2011
From US ED Ed Review December 9, 2011   NEW STUDY: TITLE I COMPARABILITY   A new report from the Department's Policy and Program Studies Service (PPSS) analyzing school-level spending and teacher salary data documents that schools serving...
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Dec 05
Dec 05, 2011

In December 2011, ED released final regulations making these long-awaited clarifications and transforming the FERPA issue, as it relates to education reform efforts, from whether student data may be used for important educational purposes t...
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Dec 02
Dec 02, 2011

December 2nd –

The House and Senate appropriators are working under a December 16th deadline for a measure to fund the government for the balance of the fiscal year. Discussions are ongoing but still they have not resolved the overall fu...

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