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Broadening Support for Federal Aid

A specific challenge in developing federal policy is to find or build general support while concentrating on major problems that chiefly affect limited and often relatively powerless segments of the population. Jack Jennings, Author, Presidents, Congress, and the Public Schools (Harvard Education Press, March 2015), reflects on the lessons learned about developing effective policies that can have widespread and profound effects.

Categories: Action Academy: Federal Education Policy

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Federal Flash: May 29

A Closer Look at the Senate’s Bill to Rewrite NCLB

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Federal Role in Education: Historical Context

This animated short film will take you on a visual journey through the federal role in education throughout history.

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Common Core State Standards

The state-initiated academic standards hold great promise to solve a central problem in American education. In the recent past, teachers did not know what they were expected to teach or what their students were expected to learn. Jack Jennings, Author, Presidents, Congress, and the Public Schools (Harvard Education Press, March 2015), examines the importance of the Common Core in addressing the enormous disparities in educational opportunity across schools, districts, and states.

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Linked Learning: California’s Approach to Preparing Students for College and Career

The Alliance for Excellent Education coordinated a site visit for federal staff and policymakers from the United States Congress and the United States Department of Education to witness a promising high school reform strategy in California called Linked Learning. The Linked Learning site visit took place in Porterville Unified School District, a rural school district that has seen highly successful results under Linked Learning implementation in a district largely comprised of low-income students of color.

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