Category Archives: Education Reports

On Special Education: “Disability.gov Update: Education Department Announces Major Change in How State Special Ed Programs Are Evaluated”

Here is the link to the topic that has truly upset me: Disability.gov Update: Education Department Announces Major Change in How State Special Ed Programs Are Evaluated. And here’s my commentary. I have not been a fan of Arne Duncan … Continue reading

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From the Center for Digital Education…

Some more interesting stuff in my inbox from earlier this week… This is a great resource to learn the latest in digital education.  Hope you find something useful… — WHITE PAPERS, CASE STUDIES AND SPECIAL REPORTS In case you missed … Continue reading

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Notes from the SAT and NCES

A few months ago, I received a communication from Jennifer Karan, executive director of the SAT Program.  She provided pointers for high school freshmen on planning ahead for their educational future.  At the time, I was not using my computer … Continue reading

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New Conference Site: EdConference.net

You are invited to participate in a new online academic conference site (http://EdConference.net). The e-conference site was created by a group of educators at a large online university who see the Internet as a venue that can help disseminate timely … Continue reading

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Employees in Postsecondary Institutions, Fall 2011 and Student Financial Aid, Academic Year 2010–11 – First Look Preliminary Data

  Hmmm…  This report should contain some very interesting information. Although I’ll read this later this week, I didn’t want any readers to miss out on the latest news on postsecondary education. Employees in Postsecondary Institutions, Fall 2011 and Student … Continue reading

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All New StudentAid.gov

From this morning’s inbox: Weekly Update: All New StudentAid.gov ED is pleased to announce a new streamlined website and several social media tools that will make it easier for students and families to navigate the financial aid process and make … Continue reading

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American Indian Education Feedback Gathered

  An item in my afternoon inbox relates to the continuing consultation with American Indian education leaders on issues affecting Indian education. Noteworthy is the cooperation between the Bureau of Indian Education and the US Department of Education. U.S. Education … Continue reading

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7 More NCLB Waivers Approved by Obama Adminstration

  New to my inbox this afternoon is this announcement: Obama Administration Approves Seven More NCLB Flexibility Requests – 32 States and DC Now Approved for Waivers 07/19/2012 09:11 AM EDT The Obama administration today approved seven more requests for … Continue reading

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Just Released: New Americans in Postsecondary Education: A Profile of Immigrant and Second-Generation American Undergraduates

  Here is a new report, released just today, on the the post-secondary educational attainment of immigrant and second-generation students. Information for the report came from the National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS), another study from the National Center for Education … Continue reading

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NCSER announces FY 2012 Awards

If you are interested in research related to topics on special education, click on the link below to see what research awards have been distributed for 2012 by the National Center for Special Education Research (NCSER), which functions under the … Continue reading

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