In December 2008, President-elect Barack Obama vowed to improve broadband and technology access for U.S. schoolchildren, among other ed-tech priorities.
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December 18, 2014
December 16, 2014
The early education news for the last week has been all about the money: who got it, who didn't, and whether or not anyone should have gotten it.
December 03, 2014
A White House report labels Native American youth the nation's most vulnerable population and places part of the blame on federal education policies.
November 19, 2014
In the wake of Congress's inability to update the country's immigration laws, the president plans to provide legal status to millions of undocumented immigrants living in the United States.
October 31, 2014
Winners in the $250 million Preschool Development Grants program and recipients of $500 million in Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership awards will be announced at a White House event Dec. 10.
October 28, 2014
In addition to calling for an end to "test and punish" policies, the plan wants government held accountable for providing adequate resources to public schools.
October 27, 2014
The president's new thinking on tests seems to put his Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan, in a pretty awkward position.
October 17, 2014
Researchers, pediatricians, advocates and government officials gathered at the White House Thursday to talk about the best ways to get parents to talk more to their children.
October 01, 2014
Jim Shelton, No. 2 at the Education Department, prepares to step down from his post.
September 30, 2014
About 100 cities, counties, and tribal communities have said they are going to take the Obama administration up on its new "My Brother's Keeper" initiative community challenge.