February 2015
Feb 27, 2015

In the latter half of this week, the U.S. House of Representatives considered – but ultimately failed to pass – a bill that would reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).  While the House completed many hours of debate...

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Feb 27, 2015

From sea to shining sea, our country is home to gorgeous landscapes, vibrant waterways, and historic treasures that all Americans can enjoy. But right now, young people are spending more time in front of screens than outside, and that means...

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Feb 23, 2015

Over the course of the past few weeks, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) has issued updated allocations to States for Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).  According to a memorandum accompanying the revised allo...

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Feb 17, 2015

The President emphasizes the critical role of education in his weekly address, printed in its entirety below.

 

Remarks of President Barack Obama

Weekly Address

Palo Alto, California

February 14, 2015


Hi, everybody.  In my State of th...

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Feb 17, 2015

A report issued today by the White House strongly criticizes legislation to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), cleared Wednesday by the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.  The report criticizes the s...

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Feb 12, 2015

There has been a lot of promising action on Capitol Hill recently surrounding the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).  Senate Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-TN) shared a draft reauthorization bill fo...

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Feb 07, 2015

This week, President Barack Obama unveiled his Fiscal Year 2016 budget request.  Though it will be tough to find support in the newly Republican-controlled Congress, he is still asking for a sizeable increase for the U.S. Department of Educ...

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