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Federal Flash: February 27, 2015

When we awoke this morning, we thought that the U.S. House of Representatives would pass a bill to rewrite No Child Left Behind. After a day and a half of debate on the House floor, the future of the bill is unclear in the House. What happened in the interim? Watch this week’s episode of Federal Flash to find out!

For an email alert when the latest weekly issue of Federal Flash is available, email alliance@all4ed.org.

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Federal Flash: March 6, 2015

Last Friday, Republicans pulled a bill to rewrite the No Child Left Behind Act from the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives when they didn’t have the votes to pass it.

What’s next for that bill? And what’s going on in the U.S. Senate?

Watch this week’s Federal Flash to find out: http://youtu.be/n6YusLPG01w

For an email alert when the latest weekly issue of Federal Flash is available, email alliance@all4ed.org.

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Federal Flash: February 20, 2015

This week’s Federal Flash examines congressional action on a rewrite of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB), new rules for the School Improvement Grants program, and President Obama’s goals for an NCLB rewrite.

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How a Summer Bridge Program and Close Achievement Gaps and Improve STEM Outcomes

Building a STEM Pathway: Xavier University of Louisiana’s Summer Science Academy, a new report by the Alliance for Excellent Education, examines how Xavier’s summer bridge program for middle and high school students has helped prepare students of color to succeed in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. Learn more at https://all4ed.org/stem/.

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Educator Perspectives on the Common Core State Standards

As part of its work on the implementation of the Common Core State Standards and equity, the Alliance for Excellent Education has created a series of videos highlighting how five states—California, Colorado, Kentucky, Maryland, and Ohio—are implementing the Common Core State Standards and serving significant percentages of low income students or students of color. The videos, which are based on interviews that the Alliance conducted with teachers and school, district, and state education leaders, are meant to serve as a valuable resource for other schools, districts, and states implementing the Common Core. Hear from educators who are doing the work of implementing the standards and get their perspective.

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Federal Flash: February 13, 2015

The House Education and the Workforce Committee passes the Student Success Act, bipartisan negotiations on education reform begin in the Senate, and everything else that happened this week in federal education policy, brought to you by Jessica Cardichon, the Alliance for Excellent Education’s Senior Director for Policy and Advocacy, and Rachel Bird Niebling, Senior Policy and Advocacy Associate.

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Federal Flash: February 6, 2015

“Federal Flash” is the Alliance for Excellent Education’s weekly video series on important developments in federal education policy. In five minutes or less, you’ll learn what happened in Washington, DC this week and see a preview of what to expect next week.

In this morning’s Federal Flash, Phillip Lovell, the Alliance’s Vice President for Policy and Advocacy, and Jessica Cardichon, Senior Director for Policy and Advocacy, examine the latest congressional action on the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, currently known as No Child Left Behind. They discuss Senate and House hearings on the NCLB fix and provide some details on the president’s budget request for education.

Click on the video below to see more. For an email alerting you when the latest episode of Federal Flash is available, email alliance@all4ed.org.

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Federal Flash: January 30, 2015

In this episode of “Federal Flash,” Bob Wise and Phillip Lovell discuss the latest on congressional action to rewrite NCLB, including another hearing in the Senate education committee. They also preview President Obama’s budget request for education.

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Federal Flash: January 23, 2015

Alliance for Excellent Education is proud to introduced “Federal Flash,” a brand-new weekly video series that will keep you in the loop on important developments in education policy in Washington, DC. In less than five minutes, the Alliance will review the latest federal activity while previewing what to expect in the week ahead.

Alliance President Bob Wise and Vice President for Advocacy and Policy Phillip Lovell discuss President Obama’s State of the Union and activity on the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, currently known as the No Child Left Behind Act.

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Common Core Standards in Action: New Tech West High School

Erin Frew is the principal of New Tech West High School in Cleveland, Ohio. The technology-rich, project-based learning-focused charter school is seeing strong academic gains from low-income students. Ms. Frew describes how the Common Core State Standards are supporting the school’s efforts in English and in math, particularly to deepen and enrich student understanding.

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