August 2010
Aug 25
Aug 25, 2010

From the Washington Post Sunday August 22, 2010 page B7

Three books about education reform
Washington Post
By Diane Ravitch

Sunday, August 22, 2010; B07


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Aug 20
Aug 20, 2010

On August 18th, the Secretary of ED sent a letter to Chief State School Officers.  It can be found at:

(, Secretary Duncan addresses implementation of the federal School Improvement...

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Aug 18
Aug 18, 2010

The following was announced today - most likely this will be one of several strands we will see Chairman Miller use to discuss key issues - before the election.


Chairman Miller Announces Hearing to Review School Turnaround Companies

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Aug 13
Aug 13, 2010

The application and the requirements for the ED Jobs bill is now on the US ED website at:

Applications are due Thursday September 9th.

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Aug 10
Aug 10, 2010

Today, August 10th the House passed the $10 billion Education Jobs bill by a vote of 247-161.  This measure was passed by the Senate last week and now goes to the President for an expected signature.  The White House estimates that over 160...

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Aug 05
Aug 05, 2010

On Wednesday August 4th, the Senate voted to close debate on a supplemental funding bill that would provide states with $26 billion for teacher ($10 billion) and other government funded jobs.  On August 5th the final vote should take place....

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Aug 03
Aug 03, 2010
Senate Appropriation Committee: EDUCATION FOR THE DISADVANTAGED

Appropriations, 2010 $15,914,666,000
Budget estimate, 2011 15,883,434,000
Committee recommendation 16,726,579,000

The Committee recommends an appropriation of $16,726,57...

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Aug 03
Aug 03, 2010

National Title I Association Notes from U.S. Senate Hearing July 29, 2010

The State of the American Child: The Impact of Federal Policies on Children

Senators Dodd, Merkley, Casey were present.

Senator Dodd noted that he will introduc...

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