Former Vice President Joe Biden caused some eyebrow raising when, in answering a debate question about race, he mentioned record players and the number of words a young child hears at home. Here's some background on the word gap.
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September 25, 2017
States' timelines under the Every Student Succeeds Act range from five to 15 years, and goals vary from modest annual improvements to 100 percent proficiency targets.
November 17, 2016
U.S. Secetary of Education John King told reporters Thursday that he wants to ensure a smooth transition for the incoming Trump administration.
July 18, 2016
The funding rule in question deals with the ESSA requirement that federal funding supplement, and not supplant, state and local funding.
June 07, 2016
School districts and states wouldn't see big increases to special education aid or Title I funding for disadvantaged students under a spending bill approved Tuesday.
May 24, 2016
There's a lively debate about intradistrict funding gaps between schools with low levels of state and local aid and their wealthier counterparts. But is a major factor being overlooked?