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Digital Learning Equity Act of 2015 Introduced in the US Senate

On Friday, June 19, U.S. Senators Angus King (I-Maine) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.V.) introduced the Digital Learning Equity Act of 2015, major legislation that would support innovative ways to improve student access to the Internet and other digital learning … Continue reading

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Ask to Include Librarians in the NEA Quality Dashboard Proposal

At the Network for Public Education conference, Lily Eskelsen Garcia, president of National Education Association, spoke about the “Opportunity Dashboard” that NEA is promoting as critical to the reauthorization of ESEA. Notably absent on this dashboard are school libraries and … Continue reading

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4 Things You Should Know About The Senate’s Overhaul Of No Child Left Behind

A Senate committee pushed an overhaul of the No Child Left Behind Act a step closer Thursday, passing a rewritten version called the Every Child Achieves Act of 2015. The vote by the Committee on on Health, Education, Labor and … Continue reading

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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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