District and state officials who participated in Race to the Top and the School Improvement Grants said they had a turnaround knowledge gap.
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May 05, 2015
April 13, 2015
Districts expect that financial considerations will be the biggest hurdle in sustaining Race to the Top reforms.
April 10, 2015
Chafee has been supportive of the Obama administration's education agenda; as governor, he oversaw the rollout of the state's $75 million Race to the Top grant and a $50 million early-learning grant.
April 07, 2015
Only 41 percent of the nation's 4.1 million 4-year-olds are enrolled in publicly funded preschool, according to a report released Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Education.
March 30, 2015
Say "Aloha" to the U.S. Department of Education's new deputy assistant secretary for policy and programs in the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, Ronn Nozoe, who is currently Hawaii's deputy superintendent.
March 26, 2015
The Race to the Top-District (RTT-D) program is contributing to the changes made by districts to personalize learning and blend learning environments. In many cases, it's working. And, new roles are emerging for teacher leaders as a result.
February 26, 2015
U.S. District Court Judge Shelly D. Dick ruled that Jindal proved to the court's satisfaction that he had a right to sue the federal government over the common core.
February 09, 2015
The U.S. Secretary of Education wants to preserve Investing in Innovation, an Obama administration competitive-grant program that would be scrapped under Republican legislation to overhaul the No Child Left Behind Act.
February 05, 2015
Patty Quiñones, the executive director of innovation for the St. Vrain Valley Schools in Colorado, talks about boosting STEM education at all levels.
January 28, 2015
"The assistant principal has to be well-rounded and understand instruction well enough" to prod teachers to foster better results in the classroom, says one official.