Fairfax County school administrator Shawn DeRose was named the state’s outstanding assistant principal for 2014 by the Virginia Association of Secondary School Principals.
An assistant principal at the Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology is now a finalist for the national assistant principal of the year honors.Read full article >>
Every year reporters scour the State of the Union address for mentions of key government programs and for rhetorical flourishes that reveal emerging presidential priorities.
But in the case of education, what might be most significant this year is what President Obama left unsaid in his address Tuesday night. He didn’t call for Congress to rewrite the No Child Left Behind law, and he didn’t lambaste colleges for rising tuition.Read full article >>
Hundreds of Virginia business leaders visited Richmond this week to meet with lawmakers and talk about their priorities for building a more business-friendly state.
And for the first time, their vision included a pitch for more high-quality preschool opportunities.Read full article >>
The Education Department on Wednesday reversed a long-standing policy and will now allow public charter schools that receive federal grants to give admissions preference to low-
income children, minorities and other disadvantaged students.
The U.S. Education Department wanted to buy an annual subscription to POLITICO Pro to read its education coverage but decided that it was too expensive.
According to this solicitation , (which I found from a tweet by ed blogger Alexander Russo) the department’s Office of Communications and Outreach (OCO) wanted to “purchase a subscription to POLITICO Pro, a subscription-based news service distributed by email and accessible online.” It says:Read full article >>