Were the current Republican budget proposals to become law, current Preschool Development Grants could end up being zeroed out.
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August 18, 2015
August 13, 2015
Detroit Federation of Teachers boot President Steve Conn after the union's executive board found him guilty of failing to follow proper procedures for meetings, among other infractions.
August 07, 2015
A countrywide debate continues on the renaming of schools, mascots and propaganda attached to the Confederacy.
August 05, 2015
Parents in California might choose to homeschool their kids to avoid the strict vaccine laws.
July 23, 2015
NEA culture and governance make it harder for the 3 million-member union to make an early primary endorsement for a presidential candidate.
July 22, 2015
The department's civil rights data collection shows that more than 3 million students are suspended or expelled each year (including 4-year-olds).
July 14, 2015
The U.S. Senate voted down an amendment designed to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students from discrimination and harassment in public schools. But such protections are already required under Title IX, the National School Boards Association said.
July 08, 2015
The forthcoming bullying debate will prompt the first votes on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender issues since the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on the right to same-sex marriage.
June 25, 2015
In this final post in his series on annual accountability testing and students' civil rights, Marc Tucker turns his attention to the way this issue has divided the civil rights community and advocates for teachers and calls it destructive and unnecessary.
June 16, 2015
Gov. Jay Nixon, who vetoed the legislature's attempt last year to fix the controversial 1993 school transfer law, has until mid-July to act on this year's version.