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Lame Duck Congress May Determine Fate of Additional Race to the Top and Investing in Innovation Funding

November 18, 2010
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Before the newly elected members of Congress begin work, the current Congress must return to Washington to complete some unfinished business. Among the work to be done is to wrap up the annual appropriations bills that fund all aspects of the federal government, including education programs.

School Improvement Grant Surprises: 10 Things the Data Show

November 18, 2010
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With such a large investment in Title 1 school improvement grants, it's worth taking a look into where these funds are going and how they are being spent. Based on an intensive review of the data available from states, here are ten things worth knowing about this important new funding source.

Stimulus Funding Supports Parental Involvement

October 20, 2010
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To help address lack of parental involvement in many U.S. schools, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan recently recommended doubling the amount of federal Title I funds to support parent involvement. However, at least one district isn’t waiting, and has already tapped into its stimulus dollars to address this need.

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