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Limited Ed Tech Support in the new ESEA Reauthorization Bill

If the Murray / Alexander bill becomes the Every Child Achieves Act that will reauthorize ESEA, it would appear as though every child will achieve without integration of technology or next generation type digital learning. In the bill, which is … Continue reading

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Bipartisan Agreement to Fix “No Child Left Behind”

Schedule Committee Action for 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 14 WASHINGTON, D.C., April 7 – Senate education committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Ranking Member Patty Murray (D-Wash.) today announced a bipartisan agreement on fixing “No Child Left Behind.” They scheduled committee … Continue reading

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House Education Committee Approves NCLB Rewrite on Party-Line Vote

The Republican-controlled House education committee approved an overhaul of the No Child Left Behind Act Wednesday afternoon on a party-line vote. The measure, which would significantly curtail the footprint of the federal government in K-12 schools, will be considered by … Continue reading

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President Obama’s Budget Includes $200 M for EETT Program

On February 2, the Obama Administration’s 2016 education budget request included $200M for a revised version of the Enhancing Education Through Technology (EETT) grant program. As many of you know, the EETT program launched in 2001 with $675M, funding was reduced in increments over … Continue reading

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CompetencyWorks: A K-12 Federal Policy Framework for Competency Education: Building Capacity for Systems Change

A K-12 Federal Policy Framework for Competency Education: Building Capacity for Systems Change Acknowledgments Susan Patrick of iNACOL, Chris Sturgis of MetisNet, Matt Williams of KnowledgeWorks and Paul Leather of the New Hampshire Department of Education provided invaluable guidance, feedback, … Continue reading

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‘No Child’ Waiver Will Increase Flexibility

Last week New Hampshire at long last was granted a waiver from the Bush-era education reform law, No Child Left Behind (NCLB). The federal government first announced the waivers in 2011 because of congressional inaction to reform No Child Left … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Receives Flexibility Waiver Under Federal No Child Left Behind Education Law

Office of New Hampshire Governor Maggie Hassan For Immediate Release:                                   Contact: Marc Goldberg Wednesday, June 26, 2013                             Office: (603) 271-2121, Cell: (610) 716-5694   New Hampshire Receives Flexibility Waiver Under Federal No Child Left Behind Education Law Waiver … Continue reading

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First education bill in decades acknowledges effective school library programs

Washington, D.C.— The American Library Association would like to thank Senators Tom Harkin (D-IA), Patty Murray (D-WA), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and Jack Reed (D-RI) for their leadership in including strong provisions for effective school library programs in the Strengthening America’s … Continue reading

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