The recently approved federal spending measure includes language that highlights the increasing responsibilities of principals in meeting new mandates and the need for training to accomplish them.
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December 17, 2014
November 18, 2014
This week is International Education Week and we want to honor it by taking a look at what is happening nationally.
October 27, 2014
The Preschool Development Grants will give winning states the opportunity to bolster their current preschool programs, or help new programs get off the ground.
October 15, 2014
The Commit to Lead site has certainly improved in some aspects since it launched in August.
October 08, 2014
The federal government is awarding nearly $40 million to charter schools in 12 states with the aim of helping high-performing charter operators expand.
October 06, 2014
There are a lot of moving boxes at the U.S. Department of Education, which just opened its new Office of State Support.
October 06, 2014
The administration last week released an NCLB snap shot of sorts, looking at where states were during the 2011-12 school year.
August 22, 2014
Michigan and Ohio will get to keep their NCLB waivers for another year, joining a growing group of states granted an extension while making changes to teacher evaluations.
August 01, 2014
The event, which drew representatives from the research and philanthropic communities, focused on family-engagement methods intended to involve parents in their children's education far beyond the annual parent-teacher conference.
July 23, 2014
Mentoring programs that pair college students with high schoolers are among the strategies the Education Department would like to pilot under a new initiative.