Education News: 4/4/2013

When Arne Duncan became education secretary, he vowed to close or revamp 1,000 schools a year for 5 years. The result: activists across the country recently converged on the U.S. Department of Education demanding that the shutdowns be stopped. North Dakota has merged...

Making Education News: 2/14/2013

In addition to the Race to the Top for districts granting awards of $5 million to $40 million over 4 years to districts, the FY12 budget included Effective Teachers and Leaders State Grants of $2.5 billion. For the FY13 budget, the Title II Teacher Quality Grants are...