Oct 28, 2014
Apple, a partner in the President’s ConnectED initiative to connect all schools to the digital age, has selected 114 schools to receive grants as part of the company’s ConnectED commitment. Apple’s $100 million contribution will provide i...
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Oct 17, 2014
This week officials from the U.S. Department of Education (ED) wrote to local superintendents advising them on how to handle infectious diseases in light of two new outbreaks. The letter, a joint effort from the National Public Engagemen...
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Sep 05, 2014
Starting this month, legislative updates will be provided by the firm of Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC. Based in Washington, DC, the Firm has more than three decades of experience in education policy. Our first legislative update – offering...
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Aug 28, 2014
The recent history of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act cannot be written without listing several complexities. First, with the signing of the No Child Left Behind Act in 2002 a new federal role in education was created. Second,...
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Aug 20, 2014
The US Department of Education (USED) is pushing ahead with several long-term initiatives. Two of these include expansion of the number of states with one-year extensions for their NCLB waivers and the other is a new competitive pre-schoo...
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Aug 15, 2014
This webinar will provide insights into what issues are being focused on by the National Association of State Boards of Education as they consider this difficult issue. Note that the US Department of Education (USED) has recently announc...
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Aug 14, 2014
Most of the 50,000 children who have crossed the border from Central America during the past few months are soon going to be entering schools across the nation. This is the law. National Public Radio reports that as the school year begin...
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Aug 08, 2014
On almost everyone’s list of big education trends is the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). Yet, clarity in how this trend is faring is difficult to determine. The debate seems to be enmeshed in other questions including federalism, eff...
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