U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan urged state leaders to lead the way on expanding access to early education at a meeting in Washington Feb. 23.
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February 24, 2014
February 04, 2014
The foundation has provided start-up funds for one in four charter schools around the country.
December 17, 2013
The $17 million in grants announced this week for NPR will go in part for the public broadcaster to increase its coverage of education.
December 05, 2013
Charter school operators competing for federal grants are getting a first look at what the U.S. Department of Education would like to see in this year's applications.
November 27, 2013
Fact sheets and other information developed by the National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities, also known as NICHCY, will be preserved in a new center due to NICHCY's closure.
November 13, 2013
Maine won't compete for $37 million from the federal government to improve early-childhood education because of the strings attached, which is angering early-childhood advocates.
October 22, 2013
Cost of tuition and fees for college students increases just 2.9 percent, still stagnating grant aid means the net price continues to increase at greater rates, according to new College Board findings.
October 08, 2013
A $250,000 grant will help the Perkins School for the Blind create resources tied to the math and English/language arts standards adopted in 46 states and the District of Columbia.
September 26, 2013
Among the grants is more than $20 million that used to provide technical assistance to parent centers and states.
August 30, 2013
Local philanthropic partnerships can leverage resources to attack big problems but they are challenging to create. Between us, we've created hundreds of local and initiative-based funding alliances, so we've seen our share of good and bad marriages.