Teachers are infusing the lessons of the civil-rights movement into their classrooms as thousands descend on Washington for a celebration that culminates with a speech by President Obama.
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August 28, 2013
August 22, 2013
The big news today is President Barack Obama's push to create a new rating system for colleges.
June 06, 2013
An Obama administration plan would ask the Federal Communications Commission to make potentially broad changes to the E-rate program, which provides tech support to schools.
April 08, 2013
How specific will the administration's fiscal year 2014 budget be when it comes to new programs on prekindergarten and high school improvement?
February 12, 2013
President Barack Obama seeks to expand preschool to all 4-year-olds from moderate- and low-income families, and launch a Race to the Top-style contest for high schools.
February 11, 2013
Early-childhood education and college access may be among the themes to come up in tonight's State of the Union Address, along with immigration and gun control.
February 01, 2013
Education Week's new e-book looks at what's ahead for education policy.
January 21, 2013
President Barack Obama put training more math and science teachers and taking big steps to boost school safety high on his second-term wish list.
January 16, 2013
Obama's to-do list includes items that would need congressional funding and approval, and items that can be put in place under executive order.
December 28, 2012
A list of stories that you probably won't see on this blog next year.