• August 16, 2012

    This month's survey asked our Insiders to interpret what each presidential candidate's election might mean for education. Read more

  • July 18, 2012

    This month’s Education Insider survey focused on the Common Core and the Assessment Consortia. Read more

  • June 27, 2012

    This month’s survey focused on David Coleman's new role with the College Board and what it might mean for the Common Core State Standards; Race to the Top for Districts (RTT-D); and Student Loans. Read more

  • By Jenna Schuette Talbot
    January 17, 2013

    California Democratic Governor Jerry Brown recently released his proposed 2013-2014 spending plan on January 10. W/A recaps the K-12 and higher education budgets. Read more

  • By David DeSchryver
    December 13, 2012

    The 2012 fiscal cliff will have serious implications for education funding, but the upcoming 2014 policy cliff may have an even more significant impact on education.    Read more

  • By Rachel Vessey Gibson
    December 10, 2012

    The U.S. Department of Education has announced the sixteen winners of the Race to the Top District (RTT-D) competition, the Department's latest competitive grant program, which will focus on personalized learning at the district level. These districts include a number of consortia applicants. All in all, a total of 55 districts are represented in this winning group, hailing from 11 states and the District of Columbia. Read more

  • By Neal Urwitz
    December 6, 2012

    Whiteboard Advisors will host a briefing on the politics and budget implications of sequestration.  RSVP required. Read more

  • By David DeSchryver
    December 5, 2012

    The U.S. Department of Education announced that 61 applications have been selected as finalists for the Race to the Top-District (RTT-D) competition. The 2012 RTT-D program will provide close to $400 million to support locally developed plans to personalize and deepen student learning, directly improve student achievement and educator effectiveness, close achievement gaps, and prepare every student for success in college and careers. Read more

  • By David DeSchryver
    October 17, 2012

    What happened to parental involvement? The idea has been incubating. In 2002, NCLB got ahead of itself. The premise was right, but the data and the tools were not yet ready. That has changed. Read more

  • By David DeSchryver
    October 5, 2012

    What did we learn about education policy in the first presidential debate this week? The candidates aren't so different on funding issues. Read more

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