Teachers are infusing the lessons of the civil-rights movement into their classrooms as thousands descend on Washington for a celebration that culminates with a speech by President Obama.
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August 28, 2013
August 22, 2013
The big news today is President Barack Obama's push to create a new rating system for colleges.
June 06, 2013
In this addition of Get to Know a CEO, we talk to Ilan Zechory, cofounder of the site rapgenius.com. While originally constructed as a place for annotating rap lyrics, the site has gained incredible traction, even penetrating the education community, and has transformed into a hub for inspiration and passionate debate over texts of all kinds.
June 06, 2013
An Obama administration plan would ask the Federal Communications Commission to make potentially broad changes to the E-rate program, which provides tech support to schools.
April 08, 2013
How specific will the administration's fiscal year 2014 budget be when it comes to new programs on prekindergarten and high school improvement?
March 15, 2013
The Obama administration's approach to federal education grants has marked an unprecedented and comprehensive change in the way the federal government tries to influence education policy and practice.
February 12, 2013
President Barack Obama seeks to expand preschool to all 4-year-olds from moderate- and low-income families, and launch a Race to the Top-style contest for high schools.
February 11, 2013
Early-childhood education and college access may be among the themes to come up in tonight's State of the Union Address, along with immigration and gun control.
February 01, 2013
Education Week's new e-book looks at what's ahead for education policy.
January 23, 2013
Students of all races and ethnicities must learn about the Civil Rights Movement, and teachers must help them understand that it didn't just benefit black people.