The Obama administration is also not giving up on its proposal to spend $75 million on early childhood programs, which would be paid for through a tobacco tax.
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March 04, 2014
March 03, 2014
Sources say a program to be unveiled in the fiscal 2015 budget would include a teacher-equity component, as well as seek to close gaps in areas such as student discipline.
February 25, 2014
The administration is expected to ask Congress for more money for early-childhood education and just might just get a bit of it.
February 14, 2014
Overall, the new data showed that roughly two-thirds of School Improvement Grant schools improved in reading or math, and another third declined.
January 22, 2014
Gov. Cuomo calls for a panel to evaluate the state's implementation of common core and to recommend changes.
January 17, 2014
Find out how the federal teacher programs fared in the recently completed budget deal.
January 10, 2014
There may not be enough new money at lawmakers' disposal to fund both programs at a level that makes the White House happy.
January 07, 2014
How much, if any, money will Congress provide for the administration's biggest new initiative, a plan to help states expand preschool to more four-year-olds?
December 24, 2013
The federal government shutdown, rewriting NCLB, Race to the Top, and the "fiscal cliff" were among the most popular topics on this blog in 2013.
December 23, 2013
Think education advocates work is all done now that Congress is all done with the big budget deal? Think again.