A rash of measles cases linked to Disneyland have caused many to take another look at exemptions from mandatory vaccination policies.
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January 22, 2015
January 22, 2015
The U.S. Department of Education has offered seven states an early deadline and a very special, expedited review process for renewing their No Child Left Behind waivers, but not everyone is taking it up on the offer.
January 07, 2015
Last month, West Virginia joined 12 states and the District of Columbia in adopting the Next Generation Science Standardsbut not without first making a few tweaks to the standards' language about global warming.
December 22, 2014
The U.S. Department of Education gave education researchers a special holiday present: Reams upon reams of state and district level data on the equitable distribution of teachers.
December 18, 2014
The so-called "free care rule" does not apply to health services provided in schools, the federal agency that administers Medicaid said. That means schools can bill Medicaid for more services they provide to low-income students.
December 10, 2014
The announcement of federal funding comes on the day of a White House "summit" on early education that brings together public and private partners.
December 08, 2014
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Attorney General Eric Holder announced today new guidance for states and localities that is meant to improve the education of youths in juvenile detention facilities and protect their civil rights.
November 25, 2014
The organization will advocate for new policies, meet with community leaders, and track use of such disciplinary measures in the state's schools.
November 19, 2014
The reports show that students with disabilities are falling far short of their typically developing peers in several areas.
November 18, 2014
The newly-passed legislation, headed to the president's desk, would implement quality and access improvements to a law that hasn't been modified in nearly 20 years.