Who Are Education Advocates Supporting on Super Tuesday?

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March 02, 2020 04:20 pm

Federal Flash, discusses Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ testimony before the House Appropriations committee, funding for rural schools, where the unions are lending their support in the Democratic Presidential primary, and this year’s Digital Learning Day.

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Federal Flash: Trump’s 2021 Budget Deprives Historically Underserved Students of Crucial Resources

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February 14, 2020 03:18 pm

Today’s Federal Flash explains the Trump/DeVos proposal to expand access to private schools while cutting public school funding by nearly $5 billion. We also highlight Congressional action in response to the Trump SNAP proposal that would could cut school lunches for nearly 1 million students, as well as new flexibility provided by Secretary DeVos to four states.

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Navigating Literacy Development During Adolescence

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February 11, 2020 11:28 am

What factors contribute to the development of literacy skills in adolescence?

On this episode of the Alliance for Excellent Education’s Critical Window podcast, Dr. Medha Tare breaks down what research on the science of adolescent learning says about the development of literacy skills during adolescence, and how educators can support this development.

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Federal Flash: Critiques of Trump’s State of the Union Education Proposal from Both Sides of the Aisle

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February 07, 2020 11:02 am

In today’s Federal Flash, we’ll discuss the education proposals made by President Trump during his state of the union address, commemorate Black History Month, and look towards Digital Learning Day.

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