The two new initiatives are part of the "Every Student, Every Day" campaign begun under President Barack Obama last year to bolster attendance.
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February 19, 2016
February 18, 2016
The authors of the Every Student Succeeds Act tried to pare down the number of Education Department staff, but President Barack Obama apparently has other ideas.
February 04, 2016
In its budget request coming out next week, the Obama administration wants new money to bolster job opportunities for young people, including high school students.
January 31, 2016
Today, the White House announced what it's calling an "ambitious, all-hands-on deck" initiative to get every student in the United States coding.
January 12, 2016
President Barack Obama also made clear in his State of the Union address that he will fight to expand access to STEM courses, and the training and recruiting of good teachers.
January 12, 2016
In past addresses, President Barack Obama has asked for more money for early-childhood education, ESEA reauthorization, and new provisions on college access.
December 28, 2015
We've been pretty occupied with news and analysis of the Every Student Succeeds Act at the end of this year—and our readers have been pretty busy reading about it.
December 22, 2015
The U.S. Department of Education sent a letter to states, warning that they need to be prepared to handle their testing opt-outs in 2015-16.
October 29, 2015
Some of the biggest achievement gaps are found in schools that are performing well otherwise, a CAP analysis finds.
October 27, 2015
Do higher graduation rates mean that the Obama administration's K-12 policies when it comes to school turnarounds and accountability are on the right track, as U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan has claimed?