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January 17, 2014

The Budget Deal's Teacher-Quality Programs: Winners and Losers

Find out how the federal teacher programs fared in the recently completed budget deal.

December 26, 2013

Government Shutdown Beats Ravitch, Common Core as Hottest Topics

The federal government shutdown, rewriting NCLB, Race to the Top, and the "fiscal cliff" were among the most popular topics on this blog in 2013.

December 12, 2013

U.S. House Votes to Roll Back Sequestration

The vote puts school districts and early-childhood education programs one step closer to getting some relief from the across-the-board federal budget cuts known as sequestration.

December 11, 2013

Budget Deal Would Eliminate New Head Start Cuts, But No Added Spending Likely

The current climate creates a difficult path to increased spending for early-childhood education, as lawmakers and President Barack Obama have proposed.

December 10, 2013

Budget Deal Could Offer School Districts Relief from Sequestration

A federal spending plan unveiled Tuesday night would leave the door open for lawmakers to boost spending on disadvantaged children and students in special education.

November 21, 2013

Which States Are Most Vulnerable to K-12 Sequester Cuts?

AASA, the School Superintendents Association, pinpoints the states that lean most heavily on the federal government to fund K-12 education.

November 12, 2013

Education, Public Safety, Health Advocates Fight Sequester Cuts

Education advocates continue to see the next few weeks as a crucial crunch-time when it comes to putting an end to the 5 percent sequestration cuts.

November 07, 2013

How Are Lawmakers, Education Advocates Fighting Sequestration?

A rally on Capitol Hill aimed to fire up advocates who have just weeks to make their case against across-the-board budget cuts before a congressional panel makes its own recommendations.

October 22, 2013

Local Education Hiring is Up, Even With Sequestration Cuts

Local government education employment posted an the overall gain to 56,400 jobs since June, despite worry about massive layoffs.

October 14, 2013

Should Arne Duncan Decide How to Distribute the Sequester Cuts?

A Republican proposal would give agencies flexibility to determine how they made sequester cuts. But this is not going over well with education advocates.

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