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Fresh mandates and a plan to pour new funding into competitive grants draw fire from the NEA and the AFT.
March 17, 2010 – Education Week
Congressional panels see much to like, while flagging concerns about turnarounds, competitive grants, and rural schools.
March 17, 2010 – Education Week
An all-white delegation was to make the pitch for a share of the $4 billion in stimulus money, until a black lawmaker was put on the team.
March 17, 2010 | Updated: February 21, 2019 – Education Week
The school system has agreed to pay $850,000 as part of a civil settlement.
March 17, 2010 – Education Week
In a case being watched by some in education, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to step into a debate over whether extensive background checks for federal contractors violate an individual's "informational privacy."
March 17, 2010 – Education Week
But a previous head of the Education Department's civil rights office disputes that the Bush administration's record was lackluster.
March 17, 2010 | Updated: February 21, 2019 – Education Week
Merit pay, class size, testing, and other issues were on lawmakers’ minds at the first Senate hearing on reauthorizing the federal law.
March 17, 2010 – Education Week
State officials must respond to allegations that the state’s proposed K-12 budget falls short of meeting the required “maintenance of effort” provision in the federal economic-stimulus law.
March 17, 2010 – Education Week
The San Francisco court upheld the use of the words “under God” in the Pledge of Allegiance and “In God We Trust” on U.S. currency, rejecting arguments that the phrases violate the separation of church and state.
March 17, 2010 – Education Week
Fifteen states and the District of Columbia prepare for next week’s high-stakes pitch for $4 billion in stimulus grants.
March 17, 2010 – Education Week

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