Obama Ed Pick

December 10, 2008 | Blog

In this week’s column, Newsweek‘s Jonathan Alter touts the candidacy of Denver Public Schools Superintendent Michael Bennet for Obama’s Education…

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Obama’s Choices for Education Secretary

December 9, 2008 | Blog

There is an interesting story today (‘Obama education pick sparks conflict’) by national AP writer Libby Quaid about President-elect Obama’s…

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What’s Next?

November 5, 2008 | Blog

Let the prognostication begin!!! So how does President-elect Obama (boy, that sounds good!) move forward on education given the twin…

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That’s Right, You’re Not From Texas

October 7, 2008 | Blog

A recent spate of press releases (see here and here) from the U.S. Department of Education announcing the departure of…

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Highly Qualified Teachers

May 23, 2008 | Blog

A new U.S. Department of Education analysis reports on the percentage of teachers working in America’s schools who are ‘highly…

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Institute of Education Sciences

April 28, 2008 | Blog

Today’s Washington Post features a very interesting article about the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences and its…

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Watch Out: TEACH grants are the new debt trap

April 17, 2008 | Blog

The Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant Program was established by Congress under the College Cost…

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