The new acting secretary is expecting another record high graduation rate and high-speed Internet access for more students.
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December 28, 2015
We've been pretty occupied with news and analysis of the Every Student Succeeds Act at the end of this year—and our readers have been pretty busy reading about it.
December 15, 2015
Data for the class of 2014 also showed that graduation gaps between white students and their black and Hispanic peers continued to close, even as each group's rate rose.
December 08, 2015
The Every Student Succeeds Act would include key Obama administration priorities, such as pre-K, but not others, such as dramatic school turnarounds and teacher evaluation through student outcomes.
November 12, 2015
The Education Department says all states in the competitive-grant program made progress toward their goals, but makes little mention of areas where they stumbled or backtracked.
November 12, 2015
The latest Education Department report on the federal School Improvement Grant program paints an uneven picture of SIG's impact, just as Congress is about to decide its fate.
November 10, 2015
"Progress Is No Accident: Why ESEA Can't Backtrack on High School Graduation Rates" also reports that the number of high school "dropout factories" has also declined significantly in recent years.
October 29, 2015
Any educational resources created with federal grants would have to be openly licensed under a proposed regulation.