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STATE OF THE STATE ADDRESSES: Governors Focus on Digital Learning, College Completion, and Reducing High School Dropout Rates Article

March 11, 2013

Believing an investment in digital learning will improve public education in the state and bring it up to date, O’Malley proposed new investments in technology to accelerate the state’s transition to digital learning, including iPads, laptops, and Smart Boards.

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STATE OF THE UNION: Obama Announces Competition for High Schools in Address to Congress, Nation Article

February 25, 2013

In his February 12 State of the Union address centered on a “growing economy that creates good, middle-class jobs,” President Obama outlined several education proposals, including high-quality preschool available to every child, greater access for high school students to take college courses, and a new competition to redesign America’s high schools.

ON SECOND THOUGHT: While Less Positive Than 2008, American Public Believes Obama Can Improve Education in Second Term Article

November 26, 2012

Although President Obama was unable to shepherd a rewrite of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act through the U.S. Congress during his first term, he did encourage states to enact education reforms through the Race to the Top competition and provide additional flexibility under NCLB through waivers.

TAKING COLLEGE COURSES IN HIGH SCHOOL: Dual Enrollment Doubles the Credits, Doubles the Success in College, Report Finds Article

October 31, 2012

Students who take college-level courses while in high school are more than one and a half times more likely to enroll in, persist through, and complete college, according to a new study of more than 30,000 Texas high school graduates by the education nonprofit Jobs for the Future (JFF).

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DEBATING EDUCATION: Obama and Romney Promote Education Records, Importance of Education to the Economy and Public Safety During Final Debates Article

October 31, 2012

Although education was not a big topic during the final two presidential debates, both President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney linked education’s importance to the nation’s economy and public safety while promoting education reforms they support as president and governor, respectively.

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EDUCATION AT A GLANCE 2012: Annual OECD Report Ranks U.S. Educational Performance Versus International Competitors Article

September 17, 2012

At 69 percent, the United States ranks twenty-eighth in the percentage of four-year-olds in early childhood education, according toEducation at a Glance 2012: OECD Indicators, released earlier this month by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

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