A "Dear Colleague" letter released recently by the Department of Education urges states, districts and schools to proactively evaluate how they distribute resources, including educational technology.
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October 07, 2014
September 18, 2014
A non-profit launched by the U.S. Education Department in 2011 to help support ed-tech innovation now works with 56 districts to identify and spread promising practices.
September 15, 2014
States and districts may be somewhat weary of competitive grants, but the early childhood education money seems to be garnering a lot of interest.
September 04, 2014
Kansas is the very first state to shed the "high-risk" label.
August 29, 2014
How teaching practices are observed and evaluated can determine whether teachers shift to deeper learning approaches.
July 09, 2014
Making more effective use of Facebook, Twitter, and other social media tools remains a challenge for most school districts and state education agencies, a new report says.
May 06, 2014
In a May 6 "dear colleague" letter, the federal education department upheld the rights of schools to use affirmative-action policies despite a Supreme Court ruling in April.
May 06, 2014
Senators discussed NCLB waivers, early-childhood education, and overall funding with the U.S. Secretary of Education at a hearing about the president's education spending request.
March 27, 2014
Take a look at the challenges and accomplishments of all 12 winners of the original Race to the Top grant competition in this handy chart.
March 06, 2014
The Lone Star state's request was a narrow one, aimed only at state tests in Algebra 1.