March 2015
Mar 30, 2015

In speeches to Council of Chief State School Officers conference attendees Tuesday, members of Congress insisted that the drive to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) was still alive and that leadership in both the...

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Mar 20, 2015

Both the House and Senate Budget Committees released their blueprints for fiscal year (FY) 2016 spending this week – and both proposals rely heavily on cuts to federal spending in nearly all categories, including education.
 
The House Budget...

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Mar 13, 2015

Representatives Glenn Thompson (R-PA) and Mark DeSaulnier (D-CA) introduced the Family Engagement in Education Act on March 2nd as part of a bipartisan effort to increase parental participation in public schools.  The legislation would incr...

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Mar 07, 2015

In the last week of February, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) sent a letter to Title I State directors regarding the transition many States are currently undergoing to new assessments.  The letter, from Office of State Support Directo...

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