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February 03, 2014

FCC to Boost Broadband Funding for K-12, Libraries

A new federal plan will call for the portion of E-rate money devoted to improving schools' and libraries' broadband to rise by $1 billion annually.

January 30, 2014

About That Broadband "Downpayment" Announced By the President...

CEOs have lined up to call for E-rate reforms, and some companies are pledging to provide funds to support increased broadband access.

January 29, 2014

Obama Reiterates Plans to Increase College Access in Address

President includes calls to innovate in high schools and improve opportunity in college in State of the Union address.

January 29, 2014

2014 State of the Union: A Recap for Busy Teachers

The president's speech started with praise for teachers, who had a lot to say about the address on Twitter.

January 28, 2014

Obama Sells Race to Top, Early-Childhood Education in State of the Union

The president also mounted an indirect defense of the common-core standards and a more spirited, direct defense of his signature Race to the Top program.

January 28, 2014

Bookkeeper Who Talked Down School Shooter To Be State of the Union Guest

Antoinette Tuff won praise by calmly convincing gunman to drop his weapon and surrender to police.

January 28, 2014

How Will Education Play in the State of the Union?

President Barack Obama is expected to use his State of the Union speech to make clear he's willing to exert executive power and influence to push his education priorities.

January 27, 2014

D.C. Teacher to Be Obama Guest at State of the Union

Kathy Hollowell-Makle, a former member of Teach For America, will be one of Michelle Obama's guests at the annual address.

January 27, 2014

Will Educational Equity Be a State of the Union Theme?

President Barack Obama is expected to talk about income inequality and poverty in his state-of-the-union address on Tuesday.

January 22, 2014

Obama's State of the Union Speeches and Education: A Scorecard

Obama typically uses his annual address to Congress to outline an edu-wish list for the year.

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