Criticism of the federal initiative has been heated and widespread, writes Douglas N. Harris, but are the naysayers right?
March 31, 2010 – Education Week
The new FCC report recommends changes to the E-rate program and removal of policy barriers to online learning.
March 31, 2010 | Updated: February 21, 2019 – Education Week
State superintendents pose tough questions about flexibility and rural education, but generally support the ESEA-renewal blueprint.
March 31, 2010 – Education Week
Revelations that U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan kept a log of calls from powerful people trying to get students into top Chicago high schools has raised questions.
March 31, 2010 – Education Week
Savings will go to shore up the Pell Grant program, but new early-education money failed to make the cut.
March 31, 2010 – Education Week
Amid more surveys on teachers' views, the Obama administration wants districts and states to do their own on schools' working conditions.
March 31, 2010 – Education Week
A student had sought to play "Ave Maria" at a high school graduation ceremony.
March 31, 2010 – Education Week
The U.S. Dept. of Ed. has announced that districts will have to collect data in several new categories that relate to students' civil rights.
March 31, 2010 – Education Week


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