News and Blog - December 1969 Syndicate content

  • By David DeSchryver
    September 11, 2013

    Education Science Reform Act of 2002 plays an important role in collecting data that informs decisions and innovations in education today.   Read more

  • By Jenna Schuette Talbot
    September 4, 2013

    The U.S. Department of Education released draft materials pertaining to its rulemaking efforts to establish standards for programs that prepare students for gainful employment, specifically for-profit institutions and community colleges. Read more

  • By Rachel Gibson
    August 22, 2013

    Today, in a speech at the University of Buffalo, President Obama talked about the need for a “national strategy to make sure that everybody who works hard has a chance to succeed in this 21st century economy.” Read more

  • By Rachel Gibson
    August 20, 2013

    The U.S. Department of Education (ED) has been busy with waivers lately. Below are the highlights from this month. Read more

  • By Jenna Schuette Talbot
    August 19, 2013

    Whiteboard Advisors' John Bailey explains how schools’ use of technology has evolved to a point that necessitates modernizing the E-Rate program. Read more

  • By Erica Price
    August 15, 2013

    As part of Target’s pledge to give $1 billion to education by the end of 2015, today Target launched their latest round of Give With Target, a guest-based philanthropic campaign that will give teachers and students the resources and tools they need to start the year off right. Read more

  • By Jenna Schuette Talbot
    August 15, 2013

    Videos from Mooresville Public Schools in North Carolina, KIPP Empower in LA, and New Classrooms provide an inside look how they these schools are integrating technology in their classrooms.  Read more

  • By Erica Price
    August 14, 2013

    Capella University’s FlexPath program, a competency-based, online program, received notification from the Department of Education that students enrolled in the program would be eligible for federal student aid. Read more

  • By Rachel Gibson
    August 7, 2013

    Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Education approved eight school districts in California for a one year “district waiver” from No Child Left Behind. Read more

  • By Rachel Gibson
    August 1, 2013

    Following on the heels of last year’s Race to the Top-District (RTT-D) competition, which awarded grants totaling $383 million to 16 school districts, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) launched round two of the RTT-D competition this week. Read more

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