The Obama administration wants to expand eligibility for child-care programs and bolster quality.
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January 22, 2015
January 21, 2015
President Barack Obama mentioned the phrase "child care" eight times in his State of the Union Address last night, according to a Wall Street Journal count. That's more often than he said the words "terrorist," "middle class" or "opportunity.
January 21, 2015
The education technology community must continue waiting for details on the new federal Student Digital Privacy Act proposed by President Obama earlier this month.
January 20, 2015
President Barack Obama used his penultimate State of the Union address to call for a dramatic expansion in college access and increased investments in early childhood.
January 19, 2015
President Obama is expected to make the case that his broader tax proposal will help families cover the cost of child care and gain access to college for their children.
January 14, 2015
Some ed-tech companies are voicing concerns that the president's data-privacy blueprint could derail innovation in the digital space by creating unnecessary layers of regulation.
January 13, 2015
The forthcoming budget proposal will include $2.7 billion in increased federal K-12 spending, including $1 billion for Title I grants that fund districts with large numbers of low-income students.
January 12, 2015
A proposed new federal Student Digital Privacy Act would put new restrictions on how companies use student data, but hurdles abound.
December 18, 2014
In December 2008, President-elect Barack Obama vowed to improve broadband and technology access for U.S. schoolchildren, among other ed-tech priorities.
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.