As talk of a possible economic slump begins to gain steam, experts say another downturn probably wouldn't play out the same way for schools as the Great Recession did.
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The National Center for Education Statistics reports that K-12 spending at the state and district level increased by 1.2 percent from fiscal 2013 to fiscal 2014.
March 24, 2016
As schools in Forsyth, Ga., and Corona-Norco, Calif., discovered, educators can learn a lot even from programs that don't become superstars under Investing in Innovation.
January 30, 2015
School Improvement Grant funding mattered, the Council of the Great City Schools found, and it was mostly the money, not the federally mandated turnaround models, that made the difference.
October 28, 2014
None of the low-performing schools participating in an IES survey took all the steps they were encouraged to take.
May 23, 2013
The federal share of school spending is still well above where it was before the recession and the economic-stimulus package.
November 05, 2012
Five schools in Colorado that got millions from the federal School Improvement Grant may lose those dollars after failing to move the needle on student achievement, even after two years of big financial support.
September 06, 2012
Listen to Politics K-12's Alyson Klein discuss the education platforms of both presidential candidates.
July 11, 2012
The Center on Education Policy takes a deep look at the challenges facing those participating in the federal School Improvement Grant Program.
May 21, 2012
Rep. John Kline, R-Minn., the chairman of the House Education and the Workforce Committee is asking the Government Accountability Office, Congress' investigative arm, to look into state's progress in putting in place the teacher and principal portions of their Race to Top applications