Early education programs throughout the country have grown thanks to competitive federal grants. As the grants come to a close, a report finds mixed results for winners.
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January 14, 2015
January 05, 2015
The Rhode Island education commissioner has previously stated she'd like to stay on under the new Gov.-elect Gina Raimondo, but Gist's current contract expires in June.
December 22, 2014
President Barack Obama touted the benefits of educational technology often last year, but how much influence has he actually had on moving digital learning forward?
December 19, 2014
States are paying for preschool programs in most of the rest of the country. But as of 2014, eight states remain holdouts to the general trend.
December 10, 2014
Education Week is hosting a webinar, "Personalized Learning: Turning Lofty Aspirations Into Specific District Policy," on Dec. 11 at 2 p.m. eastern.
November 04, 2014
With a Republican wave in the midterm elections, conservatives clinch control over the U.S. Senate.
October 28, 2014
Tennessee recently delayed the use of its new common-core aligned state tests, and Gov. Bill Haslam announced that the state will begin a public vetting of the standards.
October 21, 2014
As a result of Georgia's Race to the Top-Early Learning challenge grant, state preschool and early-care providers will be trained to identify and support dual-language learners.
October 07, 2014
Many of the folks originally in charge of major initiatives, including Race to the Top, NCLB waivers, and School Improvement Grants, have left the building.
October 03, 2014
An Education Week review of federally funded, common-core testing contracts shows McGraw-Hill/CTB, Pearson, and ETS winning the biggest deals.