METLIFE SURVEY OF THE AMERICAN TEACHER: Released in Two Parts, Annual Survey of Teachers, Students, Parents, and Business Executives Focuses on College and Career Readiness, Needs of Diverse Learners ArticleApril 05, 2011
OBAMA SETS TIMELINE FOR NCLB REVAMP: President Calls on Congress to Send Him an Education Reform Bill “Before the Next School Year Begins” ArticleMarch 22, 2011
During a March 14 speech at Kenmore Middle School in Arlington, Virginia, President Obama outlined several fixes to the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) and called on Congress to send him a bill that reforms the law before the start of the next school year.
OBAMA RELEASES FY 2012 BUDGET: U.S. Department of Education Slated to Receive 4.6 Percent Increase in Funding ArticleFebruary 22, 2011
Released on February 14, President Obama’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2012 budget proposes spending $48.8 billion in discretionary funds for the U.S. Department of Education, a 4.6 percent increase over FY 2010.1
STATE OF ESEA REAUTHORIZATION: President Obama, Secretary Duncan, and Key Lawmakers from Both Parties Appear Confident of ESEA Reauthorization in 2011 ArticleFebruary 07, 2011
During his State of the Union address on January 25, President Obama outlined his plan for how the United States can “win the future” by out-innovating, out-educating, and out-building the rest of the world.
On Tuesday, January 25 at 9:00 p.m. (EST), President Obama will deliver the State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress and millions of Americans watching from home.
About 33 percent of the nation’s schools did not make adequate yearly progress (AYP) in 2008–09 school year, according to a recently released report from the Center on Education Policy (CEP).
WHILE YOU WERE OUT: Alliance Webinar Examines 2010 Lame Duck Session and Possible ESEA Reauthorization in 2011 ArticleJanuary 10, 2011
During a January 7 webinar, Bob Wise, president of the Alliance for Excellent Education and former governor of West Virginia, and members of the Alliance’s federal advocacy team reviewed the 2010 lame duck session in greater detail and previewed possible congressional action on reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) in 2011.