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July 22, 2015

White House Hosts School Discipline Summit

The department's civil rights data collection shows that more than 3 million students are suspended or expelled each year (including 4-year-olds).

June 19, 2015

Obama's Competitive Grants Are Waning. Can Districts Keep the Work Going?

Now that the Obama administration's competitive grant programs are on the wane, can districts sustain the work funded through those efforts?

May 13, 2015

John Oliver Skewers America's (Lack Of) Paid Parental Leave Policy

Comedian John Oliver, host of "Last Week Tonight" on HBO, took on paid parental leave this week with a scathing monologue and his signature dry humor.

May 01, 2015

Obama Plans to Launch 'My Brother's Keeper' as New, Nonprofit Organization

My Brother's Keeper, a key initiative of Obama's administration, was launched in 2014 to address the needs of boys and men of color.

May 01, 2015

'My Brother's Keeper' To Spin Off From White House as Independent Nonprofit

The My Brother's Keeper program, focused on improving education and career opportunities for males of color, has been a centerpiece of President Obama's second term.

May 01, 2015

NEA Seeks to Overturn Obamacare's 'Excise Tax' Penalty

The National Education Association signaled its support for a bill introduced by Rep. Joe Courtney, D-Conn., that would repeal the tax, which goes into effect in 2018.

April 28, 2015

After Baltimore Rioting, Obama Urges Focus on Education Programs

The president underscored that his administration has put a priority on programs aimed at helping communities plagued by chronic poverty, high crime, and low graduation rates.

April 07, 2015

Education Department Report Calls for Congressional Action on Preschool

Only 41 percent of the nation's 4.1 million 4-year-olds are enrolled in publicly funded preschool, according to a report released Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Education.

March 27, 2015

Growing Inequality Is Visible in K-12 Politics

The one-percenters who can make large campaign donations have more money than ever. And, as in all other policy areas these days, they want to call the shots in K-12 education.

March 20, 2015

One Cheer for Schools on Inequality

There's a lot of talk these days about inequality in America, and the conversation often turns to education. Somehow, schools are supposed to create opportunity and fix inequality.

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