Supporting the public sector ought to be an important industry goal in whatever ways we can accomplish it; as Americans we've got the future of millions of kids besides those in our schools to worry about. By doing well by them, by asking what we can do for our country and then doing it, we'll be okay.
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December 07, 2013
December 06, 2013
Acting U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education James H. Shelton argued that other nations' decision to expand on what has been successful U.S. education policy helps explain lagging U.S. scores on PISA.
November 19, 2013
An organizer of the protest day against common core says her work is just beginning, while a "Moms Against Duncan" group recently started.
November 18, 2013
A lawsuit challenging the validity of common core has been filed in Kentucky, while state chiefs continue to grapple with public perceptions of the standards.
November 07, 2013
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan trumpets NAEP gains as payoff of federal priorities, even though many states that embraced those priorities didn't soar on the national assessment.
November 06, 2013
The education secretary noted that diving into the common core doesn't seem to have slowed down student achievement in the eight states that had begun to implement the standards when the test was given.
October 30, 2013
The state risks federal grants for English-learners, turnaround schools, special education, and Title I in its clash with the U.S. Department of Education over what tests to give.
October 23, 2013
U.S. Senator Edward J. Markey has asked the U.S. Department of Education a series of questions about its ability to protect students' privacy rights as data about them is collected.
October 17, 2013
The U.S. Secretary of Education tells returning employees, "I know that you're coming back to even more work than you already had on your plate before the Department had to shut down."
October 04, 2013
With no end in sight to the shutdown, House Republicans are introducing a series of bills funding certain programs that have gotten political attention, including Head Start.