Topic: Center on Education Policy
A total of $100 billion in stimulus money has started going to education. A new study by the Center on Education Policy looks at the education reforms that some states are now embracing.
12/03/2009 12:00 am
In speech Wednesday, Obama touts his $4.35 billion bid to reshape education in America. Schools nationwide are eager to compete for Race to the Top funds.
11/04/2009 12:00 am
Fatherhood and parental duty get a push from the Obama team during a series of fall forums. But concerns about government intervention make some conservatives wary.
10/19/2009 01:00 am
The 2009 math scores reported by NAEP, a national assessment, represented the first time since 1990 that no gains were made.
10/15/2009 01:00 am
The president says schools that prioritize his agenda will get the cash. State and education officials are wary, but they need the money desperately.
07/24/2009 01:00 am
About a quarter of the new money is aimed at low-income pupils, to help with the achievement gap.
02/05/2009 12:00 am
His pick for Education secretary, Chicago's Arne Duncan, faces a divide among Democrats.
12/18/2008 12:00 am
Among the potential changes: college at 16, teacher-run schools, and state exams with assignments.
11/14/2008 12:00 am
A growing chorus of business and education-reform advocates are hoping the next president will create a ‘Sputnik moment’ for education.
09/21/2008 01:00 am
Minorities and the poor make the most progress, narrowing the performance gap. Are federal reforms working?
06/26/2008 01:00 am