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October 06, 2010

What Comes Before Community College? High School

The White House's Community College Summit creates dialog and leverages commitment, but some worry that zeroing in on college downplays the work needed to improve high schools.

October 06, 2010

Computer Science Education Getting Short Shrift, Study Finds

A new coalition has also been formed to help elevate the status of computer science education in U.S. schools.

October 04, 2010

U.S. Ed Department Awards Grants for Spec Ed Assessments

The U.S. Department of Education announces $67 million in grants to groups of states to design tests for students with the most severe cognitive disabilities.

September 28, 2010

Race to Top Assessment Consortia Get More Money

State assessment consortia get more money from federal officials.

September 27, 2010

UPDATED: Obama Sets Goal of Recruiting 10,000 New STEM Teachers

President Obama calls for recruiting 10,000 new STEM teachers over the next two years.

September 20, 2010

Feds Should Enlarge Role in Adolescent Literacy, Report Says

A new policy brief outlines steps the federal government should take to improve literacy development at the middle and high school levels.

September 16, 2010

Obama Touts STEM Education Report, New Initiatives

President Obama today highlighted a new report calling for new federal steps to improve STEM education and announced some new private initiatives.

September 16, 2010

Adult-Literacy Caucus Forms in U.S. House

A new bipartisan caucus in the U.S. is focused on improving adult literacy.

September 15, 2010

Obama to Students: Work Hard, Take Pride in Differences

You've probably heard about Obama's back to school speech (transcript here, video here, our PK-12 blog post here). Steering clear of the controversy sparked by last year's speech, he urged students to dream big and write their own destinies, no matter how difficult their current circumstances may be...

September 14, 2010

Advisory Panel to Offer Obama Ideas for Advancing STEM Education

A White House advisory panel is getting ready to issue a report with ideas for how the federal government can help to improve STEM education in the United States.

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