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Students learn best with a curriculum that reaches across many disciplines, including the sciences and the humanities, writes Kenneth Wesson.
October 23, 2012 - Education Week
Education aid would fall by $3.5 billion in 2013 under one scenario requiring across-the-board cuts to government.
December 1, 2011 - Education Week
A new supplemental poverty measure finds fewer children, more senior citizens, qualify as poor.
November 15, 2011 - Education Week
Federal K-12 Funding Muddies Electoral Waters
State-level candidates worry about the federal fiscal role, while acknowledging such aid helps prop up budgets and secure jobs.
September 17, 2010 | Updated: March 23, 2012 - Education Week
Republicans running hard to take Congress are wary of an expanded federal role in education—and unlikely to back big, new spending.
September 16, 2010 | Updated: April 3, 2012 - Education Week
Texas saw its $830 million request rejected by the Department of Education, and charter school advocates are dismayed that some may have trouble tapping the $10 billion layoff-prevention fund.
September 10, 2010 | Updated: March 23, 2012 - Education Week
The winning states proposed in their applications a variety of ways to improve science, technology, engineering, and math in schools.
September 9, 2010 | Updated: March 23, 2012 - Education Week
Just days before the deadline, some in line for federal innovation grants still must find the private funds needed to secure their money.
September 2, 2010 - Education Week
In the latest PDK/Gallup poll, just a third of Americans gave the President an A or B for his efforts to improve the nation's schools.
August 25, 2010 | Updated: March 23, 2012 - Education Week
The nine states and the District of Columbia will share $3.4 billion in Round Two of the federal competition, a cash infusion intended to fuel bold education reforms.
August 24, 2010 - Education Week

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