The U.S. Department of Education announced today that, collectively, the 20 Investing in Innovation winners secured $16 million from private donors.
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The Investing in Innovation grant program—one of Secretary of Education Arne Duncan's marquee initiatives—would get a makeover under a proposed set of new priorities released Friday.
December 13, 2012
Among 22 mid-size federal agencies, the Education Department ranked 18th in job satisfaction in 2012, according to a new survey.
November 30, 2012
Justin Hamilton, a spokesman for the U.S. Department of Education, is leaving the agency, the latest in a series of departures from the communications shop.
November 26, 2012
The state-by-state data show graduation rates that range from 59 percent in the District of Columbia to 88 percent in Iowa.
November 08, 2012
The U.S. Department of Education did not pick any winners in the largest, $25 million "scale up" category.
August 12, 2012
Applicants have until Oct. 30 to seek grants worth up to $40 million for the biggest districts. The prizes are designed to spur a focus on personalized learning.
August 08, 2012
Nevada joins 33 other states plus the District of Columbia in gaining flexibility through waivers under No Child Left Behind.
August 06, 2012
The U.S. Department of Education is reducing its backlog of public-information requests, but it still takes the agency more than a month on average to fulfill even the simplest requests.
July 11, 2012
The Center on Education Policy takes a deep look at the challenges facing those participating in the federal School Improvement Grant Program.