In 2010, New York State promised to implement tough teacher evaluations in order to qualify for federal Race to the Top funds. Thursday, as the deadline to strike a deal was about to expire, the teachers’ unions, the state education commissioner, and Governor Andrew Cuomo reached an agreement.
Included in President Obama’s FY 2013 budget is a new program, called “The Community College to Career Fund.” The new fund would spend $8 billion with a goal of training two million workers for a new career.
In the absence of congressional action to update the current version of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, known as No Child Left Behind (NCLB), President Obama announced that his administration will waive the central accountability provisions of NCLB.
In the wake of President Obama’s announcement that institutions of higher education were officially “on notice,” the typical and predictable fear mongering began. David L.
In my former life as an admission counselor at my alma mater, I dreaded the release day for college rankings.
U.S. Chamber Foundation and NAACP Partnership on The Path Forward: Improving Opportunities for African-American Students
Remarks by Thomas J. Donohue, President and CEO, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
December 10, 2015 | Washington, DC