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.
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December 05, 2013
December 05, 2013
Officials in the U.S. Department of Education agree to slow down their expansion of civil-rights data collection after a slew of complaints from school districts.
November 13, 2013
Rolling back key NCLB waiver requirements may be an untimely move, given two studies recently released showing that disadvantaged students tend to get weaker instruction.
November 11, 2013
The latest Investing in Innovation grantees, announced last week by the U.S. Department of Education, are proposing an array of curriculum-related strategies to improve student achievement.
November 04, 2013
Florida, Georgia, and Tennessee are the first states to win approval from the U.S. Department of Education for an extra year to finish their Race to the Top work.
October 23, 2013
U.S. Senator Edward J. Markey has asked the U.S. Department of Education a series of questions about its ability to protect students' privacy rights as data about them is collected.
October 15, 2013
When federal Education Department employees return to work, their lengthy to-do list will include monitoring waivers, judging Race to the Top applications, and pursuing financial sanctions against Georgia.
October 08, 2013
So far, school districts seem to have been spared the vast majority of the pain, but that doesn't mean folks in the education field don't have questions about the shutdown.
September 17, 2013
The Education Department offers states the chance to suspend their current tests this spring if they give common-core-aligned field tests in math and English/language arts, and if students take full-length tests in both subjects.
August 15, 2013
More than a third of charter schools in 2010-11 left blank fields where ELL enrollment data should have gone, a GAO report says.