Post Tagged with: "school funding"

New Report: How Do School Leaders Respond to Competition?

According to POLITICO Pro, schools in New Orleans felt so much pressure to compete with other schools in the district that about one third of them said they deliberately selected or excluded certain students. The Education Research Alliance for New Orleans released a report in which they conducted about 70 interviews with administrators from about 30 randomly selected schools during […]

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Senate HELP Committee Member Criticizes Title I Portability

Senate HELP Committee Ranking Member Patty Murray has stated that she is hoping Republicans will reconsider their proposal to make Title I funds portable in the reauthorization of No Child Left Behind (NCLB).   Murray disagrees with the proposal, saying she’s “focused on making sure every child has access to a quality education, no matter where they live how they […]

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Proposed Changes to NCLB Raise Major Concerns for Educators

On January 13, Senator Lamar Alexander, Chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions committee, released a discussion draft laying out his priorties to reauthorize ESEA. The discussion draft would revamp No Child Left Behind (NCLB) and significantly reduce the federal role in education. If the bill is passed, current funding structures would be changed by consolidating most programs […]

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AFSA GEB Lobbies on Capitol Hill for Principal Professional Development Funding

AFSA GEB Lobbies on Capitol Hill for Principal Professional Development Funding

AFSA’s General Executive Board (GEB) met Friday, May 2 in Washington, DC for a day of lobbying on Capitol Hill for AFSA’s Day of Action. The GEB focused on critical federal education legislation, particularly the importance of federal support for principal professional development.

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