Education Secretary Arne Duncan said stimulus funding released today represents a "magical opportunity" to spread successful innovations across the country.
Districts that have failed to make AYP could still be able to providing tutoring under NCLB.
The new stimulus guidance centers on what data must be collected under the conditions of accepting money from the state stabilization fund.
The Education Department wants to allow districts that are in need of improvement under NCLB to be able to provide their own tutoring services, an expansion of what's now just a pilot program.
If mayoral control doesn't increase, the Education Secretary says he will have 'failed as secretary.'
The GAO is encouraging people to report stimulus-related fraud—and there could be a lot of it, even in education.
The education secretary has been deemed the most "anti-gun" member of Obama's cabinet by a National Rifle Association magazine article.
Even with the stimulus package, can education innovation thrive? Several good reads start hinting on this broader theme.
The education secretary is getting creative in finding a way to get stimulus money to states such as Alaska and South Carolina, where the governors want to reject education funds.
These new stimulus guidelines are expected to more clearly spell out how the department wants states to distribute stabilization fund dollars to local districts.