Funding

  • By John Bailey
    February 17, 2012
  • By Neal Urwitz
    February 9, 2012

    Online tutoring is not just for students anymore. Now math teachers have access to it, through MyLive PD Online Coach Service. Read more

  • February 17, 2012 - 3:00pm

    Early-childhood education is emerging as a contentious policy issue in states and Washington and as an opportunity for education investors and non-profits. The Obama Administration has launched a number of initiatives advancing early childhood education ranging from reforming Head Start to the release of the Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge Grant winners. We asked Insiders for their thoughts on the effectiveness of these reforms, the support in Congress for expanding early childhood education initiatives, the likelihood for additional funding, and where the greatest opportunities are for providers in the next several years. 


    We also have introduced several new tracking questions to the survey including if the Race to the Top Assessment coalitions are on the "right track" or "wrong track" and if support for the Common Core is increasing or decreasing among key constituencies and thought leaders. 

    Join Andy Rotherham and John Bailey for a discussion of this month's survey results.  Sara Mead, an early learning policy expert from Bellwether Education Partners, will join them for the conversation and be available for your questions.  

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  • By John Bailey
    January 27, 2012
  • By John Bailey
    January 9, 2012

    Below are a few of the technology trends that we'll likely see evolve over the next year.  As William Gibson said, "The future is here. It's just not widely distributed yet." So we attempted to look at some pockets of innovation that seem to becoming more mainstram.   Read more

  • By John Bailey
    January 3, 2012
  • January 3, 2012

    School funding is a technical and complex matter. Whiteboard Advisors intends to make it simpler by working with districts, schools and partners to develop more transparent, engaging and effective solutions. Understanding the basics of the current funding structure is, of course, an initial step ...  Read more

  • December 20, 2011 - 11:00am
  • By Neal Urwitz
    December 19, 2011

    The FY12 Omnibus Appropriations bill has ramifications for education funding. While most major programs saw gains or just small cuts to their funding, the bill made major cuts to Race to the Top. This article has the highlights. Read more

  • By John Bailey
    October 19, 2011

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