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As Federal Grants Taper Off, Two N.C. Districts Tally Impact

Two North Carolina school systems show how districts have used a patchwork of one-time federal grants to spur changes, and face challenges going forward. (June 16, 2015)

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The Grandview, Wash., school system has made an unusually ambitious move to replace its entire Pre-K-10 math and English/language arts curricula with open resources.
June 10, 2015 - Education Week
Two North Carolina school systems show how districts have used a patchwork of one-time federal grants to spur changes, and face challenges going forward.
June 9, 2015 - Education Week
The federal Investing in Innovation program was among the sources of grant funding for the Iredell-Statesville school system in North Carolina.
June 9, 2015 - Education Week
A federal School Improvement Grant has helped the principal at one North Carolina school amp up the focus on using data to boost student achievement.
June 9, 2015 - Education Week
Disagreements between the state's education chief and other officials could complicate work on academic standards, school finance, and other topics.
June 9, 2015 - Education Week
PhilaSoup, a grassroots organization founded in 2011, brings teachers together to share struggles and ideas, and to pool money for classroom projects.
June 3, 2015 - Teacher
The state is looking for the federal green light to use Title I funding it now spends on tutoring services to extend learning time.
June 2, 2015 - Education Week
Congress and the Obama administration are pressuring the agency to right its flailing operations after years of turnover, lack of expertise, and financial problems at the BIE.
June 1, 2015 - Education Week
New funding rules that put school spending decisions in the hands of local communities have spurred a renewed interest in field trips for students in Vallejo, Calif.
May 28, 2015 - Education Week
A move in Congress to promote schools' use of free learning resources could have a major impact on the development of curricula.
May 19, 2015 - Education Week

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