Dolores Gonzalez, the chief program officer for IDEA Public Schools, has shaped an academic program that focuses on erasing achievement gaps and shaping first-generation college-goers. Each year, Education Week shines a spotlight on outstanding school district leaders. We are excited to unveil three honorees early. (December 9, 2016)
A short-term budget deal to keep the government running addresses the water contamination in cities like Flint, Mich., but does not otherwise contain significant changes for education. (December 7, 2016)
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The new Every Student Succeeds Act rolls back much of the federal government's big footprint in education policy, on everything from testing and teacher quality to low-performing schools. And it gives new leeway to states in calling the shots.
The fastest growth in procurement solicitations in the third quarter of 2016 was for "public safety" equipment and services, while cybersecurity gets E-rate funding. This story is from EdWeek Market Brief, a new service offering business and school leaders actionable insights about the K-12 marketplace. (November 23, 2016)
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