The Preschool Development Grants will give winning states the opportunity to bolster their current preschool programs, or help new programs get off the ground.
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October 27, 2014
October 15, 2014
The Commit to Lead site has certainly improved in some aspects since it launched in August.
October 08, 2014
The federal government is awarding nearly $40 million to charter schools in 12 states with the aim of helping high-performing charter operators expand.
October 06, 2014
There are a lot of moving boxes at the U.S. Department of Education, which just opened its new Office of State Support.
October 06, 2014
The administration last week released an NCLB snap shot of sorts, looking at where states were during the 2011-12 school year.
August 22, 2014
Michigan and Ohio will get to keep their NCLB waivers for another year, joining a growing group of states granted an extension while making changes to teacher evaluations.
August 01, 2014
The event, which drew representatives from the research and philanthropic communities, focused on family-engagement methods intended to involve parents in their children's education far beyond the annual parent-teacher conference.
July 23, 2014
Mentoring programs that pair college students with high schoolers are among the strategies the Education Department would like to pilot under a new initiative.
July 15, 2014
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan joins others at a Washington event commemorating the landmark 1964 law, but saying more work still needs to be done.
July 03, 2014
The U.S. Education Department has awarded several research partnerships money to improve ELL student achievement.