5 From 1: Federal Policy and Politics
My top five press releases from July's School Improvement Industry Announcements – Federal Politics and Policy.
For a well-rounded understanding of current events in school improvement.
• Getting closer to a Department of Education Budget for FY 2009: FY 2009 Congressional Action (Jul 16).
• Republican candidate spells out his idea of federal role in public education: John McCain’s Plan for Strengthening America’s Schools (Jul 16).
• The New Union Leaders (I): Incoming NEA President (Dennis Van Roeke): ‘New Era Arising for Public Education’ (Jul 6)
• The New Union Leaders (II): New AFT President Randi Weingarten Asks Members to Rededicate Themselves to Reforming the Institutions Where They Work (Jul 14)
* Institutional interests in Title I: NASBE Comments on Proposed Title I Rules (Jun 23)