New federal guidance focuses on making sense of federal laws and implementing best practices to better protect students' data privacy.
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February 25, 2014
February 24, 2014
Policymakers, advocates and industry leaders discussed student data privacy at a summit hosted by Common Sense Media.
February 24, 2014
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan urged state leaders to lead the way on expanding access to early education at a meeting in Washington Feb. 23.
February 21, 2014
The education secretary and the director of the federal Office for English Language Acquisition argue that educators must build on the major asset that English-learners bring to schools: their home languages.
February 14, 2014
The Obama administration's recent school discipline guidance is laudable, but decisions about how to deal with student behavior are best left to local officials, wrote four House Republicans.
February 06, 2014
Rep. Phil Gingrey wants to stop the federal government "from either directly or indirectly mandating or incentivizing state and local academic standards and curricula."
February 05, 2014
Does the widespread rebuke by states of the Medicaid expansion show that states are not so easily coerced by the federal government--and its money--after all?
February 04, 2014
Jim Shelton, the acting deputy secretary at the U.S. Department of Education, isn't putting his money on a big, bipartisan preschool bill coming out of Congress anytime soon.
February 03, 2014
Even with a strong disclaimer of any federal role in common-standards work, Arne Duncan's speech is still greeted with grimaces by some of the core's advocates.
January 30, 2014
In a wide-ranging interview with reporters, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and his staff talked about teacher equity, common core, and waivers.