Supporters of the Race to the Top program have reasons to both cheer and jeer at Congress this week.
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September 29, 2010
July 15, 2010
The Obama administration's centerpiece education reform program would get $800 million in fiscal 2011 under a bill approved by a House appropriations subcommittee.
July 28, 2009
After the stimulus windfall, Congress is looking at modest overall increases for education spending.
July 24, 2009
The Obama administration gave a thumbs up to the increase for the Teacher Incentive Fund, and a thumbs down to lawmakers' decision not to boost funding for the Title I school improvement grants by $1 billion.
July 17, 2009
Relax, Teacher Incentive Fund fans: It doesn't look like the full House Appropriations Committee is going to make major changes to that education spending bill approved last week by the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies. The House ...
June 03, 2009
A key senator told U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan this morning that he’s not a fan of the Obama administration’s proposal to shift $1 billion out of Title I grants for districts into the separate Title I school improvement program.
June 03, 2009
The U.S. Secretary of Education is briefing congressional appropriations committees on the Obama administration's spending plan.
May 14, 2009
The House approved a school facilities bill today, but the real test for the program is in the Senate.
May 12, 2009
The $50 million high school initiative in Obama's budget is a "down payment" on future commitments, said a key education voice at OMB.
May 11, 2009
The education secretary seems intent on seeing 5,000 of the nation's worst schools closed and reopened within five years.