The U.S. Department of Education is talking to city officials about funds available through a program intended for communities recovering from traumatic events.
All Blog Posts With Obama Tag or Category
May 06, 2015
April 30, 2015
President Obama announced new ConnectED initiatives to provide $250 million in free e-books to students and meant to give all students in 30 communities a library card.
April 09, 2015
While districts can estimate how many new students they will be absorbing from the border crisis, many won't know the full scope of the resources they need until students show up.
April 02, 2015
Opposition to the federal role in education didn't suddenly spring up when the Obama administration hugged the Common Core State standards a little too tightly
March 11, 2015
What are John King's plans and priorities as the Obama administration draws to a close?
March 10, 2015
Should we provide free universal access to community college? Jack Schneider and former Massachusetts Secretary of Education, Paul Reville, discuss.
February 25, 2015
There was never a doubt that the administration was going to threaten to veto this bill. The big question is whether lawmakers in the Senate can produce a bipartisan product that can actually get some support from Obama.
February 24, 2015
A new report argues that the common core is the first great national education policy debate of the social media age, and Twitter is changing the public discussion of education.
February 18, 2015
The White House saw the programs, which could shield as many as 5 million undocumented immigrants from deportation, as tools to ease concerns about separating school-aged children from their families.
February 12, 2015
Interior Secretary Sally Jewell acknowledges that "we're at a time in our nation's history where we have awakened to the fact that we are not doing an effective job serving Native youth."