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News & Issues

  • Obama's ESEA Blueprint Continues Emphasis on Assessment

    Once again invoking the mantra of school reform, President Obama this weekend released his new "Blueprint" for reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), calling for the transformation of American K-12 education into a "world-class" system that will "ensure that every student graduates from high school well prepared for college and a career." But even before its presentation to Congress Monday, the Blueprint received scathing criticism from one major education group--the National Education Association (NEA), which has 3.2 million-members.

  • Workforce Grant Fuels STEM Equity Initiative

    Texas grants are being used to help universities get more high school students interested in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.