Using Title I to Promote Deeper Learning Webinar/EventSeptember 27, 2017
Featuring the Center for American Progress and the California Office to Reform Education, this webinar examined how states can use Title I funding and use resources provided by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) to implement deeper learning practices in schools and school districts.
DUNCAN TALKS EDUCATION BUDGET: In Congressional Testimony, Duncan Defends Obama’s Budget, Urges Committee Members to Look at Big Picture in Competitive Versus Formula Debate ArticleApril 22, 2013
Appearing before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services (HHS), Education, and Related Agencies on April 17, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan heard support for the president’s preschool proposal from committee members of both parties.
SEQUESTER TO HIT MARCH 1: White House Details Impact of Across the Board Cuts to Federal Education Programs in New Report ArticleFebruary 25, 2013
On February 24, the White House released a report with state-by-state funding tables detailing how the “sequester".
Sequestration—the formal name of the $1.2 trillion in automatic across-the-board spending cuts over ten years that are set to occur on January 2.
EDUCATION APPROPRIATIONS: U.S. Department of Education Would Receive Slight Funding Increase Under Senate Committee Bill; Final Action Not Expected Until After November Elections ArticleJune 25, 2012
The U.S. Department of Education would receive $45.7 billion in discretionary funding in Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 under the appropriations bill that the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee passed on June 14.
COMPARABILITY OF STATE AND LOCAL EXPENDUTIRES AMONG SCHOOLS WITHIN DISTRICTS: New U.S. Department of Education Report Finds Many Low-Income Schools Receive Less Than Fair Share of Funding ArticleDecember 12, 2011
Many low-income schools receive less than their fair share of state and local funding, according to a new report released on November 30 by the U.S. Department of Education.
Overlooked and Underpaid: How Title I Shortchanges High Schools, and What ESEA Can Do About It Report/Fact SheetJune 23, 2011
This paper summarizes the ways in which high schools are overlooked within Title I policy.
Title I and High Schools: Addressing the Needs of Disadvantaged Students at All Grade Levels Report/Fact SheetJune 23, 2011
This paper explains in detail the process in which states, districts, and schools receive Title I funding, and discusses the low level of support that high schools receive from Title I.
Earlier this year, U.S. Secretary of Education Rod Paige estimated that 8,600 schools, serving as many as 3.5 million students, would be labeled "in need of improvement" under the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB).