Decades of neglect and inaction continues to plague federally funded schools for American Indian children, despite scathing watchdog reports and exhortations from tribal leaders and federal officials to repair and replace dilapidated facilities.
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April 22, 2015
April 20, 2015
Although it's just a first step, bipartisan support for the "I-TECH" amendment by the Senate Education Committee is seen as positive by ed-tech advocates.
April 17, 2015
On Thursday, Senate Democratic Whip Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) introduced legislation that would establish a national standard for youth-concussion treatment and prevention.
April 16, 2015
During a markup of the proposed ESEA rewrite Wednesday, the Senate education committee unanimously passed an amendment that would reauthorize funding for the Carol M. White Physical Education Program.
April 15, 2015
A first look at the 1.6 million-member union's take on the Senate's draft bill to rewrite the No Child Left Behind Act.
April 13, 2015
The 3 million-member union wants a revised law to push harder on exposing and rectifying inequities in funding and teacher quality.
April 09, 2015
The proposed bipartisan rewrite of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act designates physical education as a "core academic subject," lumping it in with English, science, math, and history.
April 09, 2015
Lawmakers and policymakers should expand the scope of student data that is protected and require more of ed-tech vendors, argues a new report from NEPC.
April 08, 2015
States wouldn't have to meet the HQT requirements, but they'd still have to ensure that low-income and minority students have equal access to the best teachers.
April 07, 2015
A draft overhaul of FERPA would ban the use of students' educational records for marketing, allow companies to be fined, and expand parental opt-out rights.