School officials are worried about students who depend on the federal free-and-reduced price lunch program, as well as the financial and emotional toll on students whose parents are no longer receiving a paycheck.
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May 01, 2017
So far, the policy change led the district to cancel a band trip to Canada and an education exchange to Osaka, Japan.
April 05, 2017
eliminating Title II would hamper efforts to implement the Every Student Succeeds Act, the federal education law that Congress approved in December 2015, education advocates say.
January 26, 2017
"We understand that significant federal dollars could be at risk because of our support for every student and every family," Los Angeles Unified school board president Steve Zimmer said.
November 30, 2016
A federal investigation found that the East Hartford, Conn., school system failed to provide adequate language services to parents and guardians with limited English skills.
May 05, 2016
A new survey commissioned by the Northwest Evaluation Association and conducted by Gallup Education gauged school and district leaders' attitudes on the Every Student Succeeds Act.
April 19, 2016
Since his appointment last fall, John B. King Jr. has championed diversity as a route to produce better outcomes for all students, arguing that it can help address big gaps in resource equity.
January 27, 2016
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's proposal would offer comprehensive benefits to all children and young adults who may have come into contact with lead in the water
August 18, 2015
A new poll from Education Next also revealed slipping public support for the Common Core State Standards, charter schools, and teacher tenure, but backers of those policies continue to outnumber opponents.
August 04, 2015
About 40 Ohio school districts formed an advocacy group to push back against an "avalanche" of federal and state policies.