January 2011
Jan 27
Jan 27, 2011

Today, January 27th at 3:15 PM EASTERN, Secretary Duncan and a senior White House Staffer on education policy will provide more details concerning the president's education initiatives outlined during the State of the Union message. The US ...

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Jan 26
Jan 26, 2011

The funding issue is going to become very complex.  There will be several items moving at once that are designed to impact funding.  To add confusion at sometimes the issues will be around FY 11 and other times FY 12.

The FY 11 issue is tha...

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Jan 25
Jan 25, 2011

This is from the Committee for Education Funding

Here is embargoed excerpt of the education portion of the SOTU: From White House on education (embargoed until speech delivery)

 Education: The president understands that to win the future, w...

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Jan 25
Jan 25, 2011

On January 24th the United States of Education demonstrated its new dashboard of education indicators at their first education stakeholders meeting for 2011.  The dashboard, which can be found at:  http://dashboard.ed.gov/ has sixteen indic...

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Jan 25
Jan 25, 2011
Major findings from the report include:

• In 2009, 34 percent of fourth graders, 30 percent of eighth graders, and 21 percent of twelfth graders performed at or above the Proficient level.

• Seventy-two percent of fourth graders, 63 percent o...



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Jan 11
Jan 11, 2011

The 112th Congress has convened. The political shifts are impacting a wide range of both issues and processes that will be followed. Among the changes:

1. The House Education and Labor Committee is now the Education and Workforce Committe...

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Jan 04
Jan 04, 2011

Thursday, January 6, The Center on Education Policy (CEP) will release a new report. States' Progress and Challenges in Implementing Common Core Standards, examines states' progress and plans for implementing the voluntary K-12 common core ...

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