Tag Archives: United States Department of Education

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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Arne Duncan Declares August as “Connected Educator Month”

This came across my desk on June 26, 2012, but ended up hiding in my “draft” posts. However, I want to share it with all educators, as the month-long event is still weeks away. August will be “Connected Educator Month,” … Continue reading

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Comparing U.S. Educational Progress to Education Around the World

Below are some recently published results from the National Center for Education Statitstics’ databases. The international assessments Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS), Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS), and Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) are used to … Continue reading

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4th of July Post from The Nation’s Report Card

A Facebook post from The Nation’s Report Card proudly announced that 50% of 4th graders answered the following question correctly. My reaction is: ONLY 50%??!! We hold these truths to be self-evident: That all men are created equal; that they … Continue reading

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2012 i3 Development Competition

For those of you interested in education grants, it seems the pre-application process is over for this one, but the results should help with formulating next year’s proposal competition. Keep an eye on this. It could be big. 124 Applicants … Continue reading

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Statement from U.S. Department of Education on APSCU v. Duncan on College Debt

From the blog of Department of Education on College Debt Repayment: Statement of the United States Department of Education in response to the ruling of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia in APSCU v. Duncan Posted on … Continue reading

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Role of Technology is Spurring Student Achievement, Supporting Education Reform Efforts

Today’s U.S. Department of Education Daily Digest Bulletin in my inbox included a link to an educational event. Few of us will make it to Aspen to attend, but here are the highlights of one session addressing the role of technology … Continue reading

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Thirty-seven Words

Title IX prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in any education program or activity receiving federal financial assistance. Thirty-seven words. Yet these words “forever altered our high schools and colleges for the better.” Click on the link above to ed.gov … Continue reading

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College Affordability

Below is a link to a blog I just published elsewhere. There is another link to inside (and below) to the College Affordability and Transparency Center, maintained by the US Department of Education. Teacher Talk | a place for education … Continue reading

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