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September 13, 2019

Asked About Race, Biden Talked Record Players. Here's a Quick Primer on the 'Word Gap'

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.

September 25, 2017

Inside ESSA Plans: What Are States Doing About Goals and Timelines?

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

Ed. Sec. John B. King: My Successor Should Be Committed to Kids' Civil Rights

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

Your Cheat Sheet: Where We Stand as New Draft ESSA Funding Rules Approach

The funding rule in question deals with the ESSA requirement that federal funding supplement, and not supplant, state and local funding.

June 07, 2016

Senate Panel OKs Tiny Hikes for Key K-12 Grants, $300 Million for ESSA Block Grant

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

Is Special Education Driving Funding Gaps Within School Districts?

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?


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