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Posted Aug. 12, 2021

EXPLAINED: What Is Title I and How Is It Used to Fund Our Schools?

When national politicians and lobbyists argue we should spend more money on K-12 education, they’re almost always talking about increasing allocations for a federal funding…

By Laura Waters

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Posted May 18, 2016

This Little Provision of ESSA Could Make a Big Difference for Low-Income Kids

A little-noticed provision in the new Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) allows states to set aside funding to help schools create new programs for underserved…

By Michael Magee

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Posted Jan. 5, 2016

4 Key Education Concerns Every Presidential Candidate Needs to Consider

By current count, there are no fewer than a dozen Republicans and three Democrats currently seeking their parties’ respective nominations for president of the United…

By Patrick Riccards

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Posted Sep. 29, 2015

Obama Has Done Something No Other President Has Ever Done by Investing in Replication and Expansion of High Performing CMOs

On the heels of Secretary Duncan's annual announcement of federal charter school grants, Charles Barone and Marianne Lombardo of Democrats for Education Reform highlight the beneficial impact of President Obama's federal Charter School Program grants and how they distinguish him as a president who has focused on high performance, especially for low income children of color, in unprecedented ways.   Today, Secretary of Education Arne…

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Posted Oct. 12, 2021

Q&A With Paige Kowalski: Getting Transparent About Student Data

Student data. Standardized testing. Accountability. These words set off a lot of big feelings among parents, educators and policymakers — especially fear and anger. Controversies…

By Maureen Kelleher

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Posted Oct. 13, 2021

6 Ways We Can Help Reverse COVID Learning Loss for English Learners

Twenty-one months have passed since the COVID-19 pandemic was declared a national emergency. With a new school year underway, the United States (U.S.) public school system…

By Pedro Olvera

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Posted Oct. 8, 2021

Your Thanksgiving Clip Art and Crafts Might Be Microaggressions. Here’s How to Do Better.

In March, Dr. Seuss Enterprises decided to cease publication of six of the prolific writer’s works due to his demeaning caricatures of non-white ethnicities. This…

By B. Manker, Ed.D

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