The push to create a high-tech Advanced Research Projects Agency for education in the style of the Sputnik-era Defense agency is getting top political backing this afternoon from President Obama, Education Secretary Arne Duncan and Melinda Gates.
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Advocates of the regional education laboratories are hitting the Senate this week, hoping to save the labs after the House approved eliminating their funding early Sunday.
February 07, 2011
As hundreds of districts work to turnaround low-performing schools via federal school improvement grants, administrators' strategies for supporting the schools can sometimes hinder their progress, warns a new report by the Center for American Progress and the Broad Foundation.
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A new study examines lessons from five years of restructuring under the No Child Left Behind Act.
May 11, 2009
President Obama's proposed 2010 federal budget contains sizable spending increases for federal education research.