Now that the Obama administration's competitive grant programs are on the wane, can districts sustain the work funded through those efforts?
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June 19, 2015
June 01, 2015
Attention state agency officials: Monday is the final deadline to submit plans to the U.S. Department of Education that address the equitable distribution of teachers.
May 06, 2015
The U.S. Department of Education is talking to city officials about funds available through a program intended for communities recovering from traumatic events.
April 21, 2015
Arne Duncan fielded questions from reporters around the country at the Education Writers Association's conference in Chicago.
March 25, 2015
The U.S. Secretary of Education has about 18 months left in office and lots of initiatives up in the air, including school turnarounds, teacher evaluation, and an NCLB rewrite.
March 13, 2015
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is pushing to close a loophole in the NCLB law that he says shortchanges poor and minority students.
March 12, 2015
At the National Science Teachers Association's annual conference this afternoon, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan spoke about standards and "overtesting," and was questioned on an encounter with parent protesters.
March 04, 2015
Education Secretary Arne Duncan urged Congress to approve $70.7 billion in discretionary spending for the U.S. Department of Education, an increase of $3.6 billion over fiscal 2015.
March 03, 2015
The voucher program, which provides low-income students with up to $12,000 for use at private schools, is no stranger to testy funding battles.
February 23, 2015
Duncan is worried about the impact of funding provisions, and a lack of investment in teacher quality, pre-kindergarten programs, and initiatives like Investing in Innovation.