Urban superintendents and school board members who were in Washington this week got lots of face time with Secretary of Education Arne Duncan.
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March 17, 2009
March 16, 2009
Duncan said that states and districts should put formula funding and state stabilization money to good use if they want to be considered for Race to the Top and other competitive grant funding.
March 10, 2009
There was a lot of buzz about Obama's speech this morning and the Department's guidance on the economic stimulus package.
March 07, 2009
Thirty-three percent of that fund won't be disbursed until the department has approved a state's plan to comply with four "assurances," which include improving standards and assessments.
March 03, 2009
Click here to find out whether private schools can get a piece of the money and how those maintenance of effort provisions work.
March 03, 2009
Randi Weingarten, the new president of the AFT and Dennis Van Roekel, the new president of the NEA, discuss whether $115 billion in education fund "changes the conversation" on renewing the law.
February 27, 2009
Click here to learn more about those school improvement dollars and whether the funds can be used to pay for transportation.
February 25, 2009
The education department expects to release formal guidance to states and school districts next week that will spell out how to access the money, and what the expectations will be.
February 24, 2009
See how states and districts can spend their stabilization dollars.
February 23, 2009
The Democrats for Education Reform's stimulus suggestions give a good indication of how the school reform crowd might want the feds to use the stimulus dollars to leverage change.