Lawmakers want the School Improvement Grant program to be more flexible for states. And they want to see the Investing in Innovation grant program focused on high schools.
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December 15, 2014
December 10, 2014
Early childhood education may be a bipartisan issue across the country, but the federal government can't seem to match that momentum, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said Wednesday.
December 10, 2014
Overall, the U.S. Department of Education would be funded to the tune of $70.5 billion, a slight $133 million decrease from fiscal 2014.
December 05, 2014
The current spending bill is set to expire next week, and lawmakers have yet to agree on how to keep the government up and running.
November 06, 2014
Now that Republicans have taken control of both chambers of Congress, this could very well be the last year of the Investing in Innovation program.
October 20, 2014
For the first time in about 15 years, Massachusetts lawmakers will formally review the state's landmark Education Reform Act of 1993 to consider significant changes to how school funding works.
July 23, 2014
It's unlikely Congress will pass a spending bill for fiscal year 2015 before the end of this fiscal year, despite lawmakers' insistence they would.
July 09, 2014
Reports from a progressive think tank suggest changes in state policy could help districts get more bang for their buck.
July 03, 2014
A newspaper's examination of spending among six rural districts in Minnesota and North Dakota showed that transportation costs, among other budget items, varied widely.
June 17, 2014
There's significantly higher funding for career education, early learning, and the common-core transition in the budget Golden State lawmakers passed June 15.