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Proposed Budget Targets High-Profile Programs, Favors School Choice

Education Week - March 21, 2017 - 4:31pm
The Trump administration seeks deep cuts to Education Department funding, including elimination of programs supporting professional development and after-school and extended-learning.
Categories: Education News

Plan to Shut Detroit's Failing Schools Reveals Lack of Options

Education Week - March 21, 2017 - 4:31pm
Long frustrated by failed efforts to turn around Michigan's worst public schools, top Republican officials in the state decided it was time for a drastic measure: shut down 38 schools that were ranked continually in the bottom 5 percent statewide and shift their students to better options elsewhere.
Categories: Education News

Parents See Benefits in Spec. Ed. Vouchers, But No Silver Bullet

Education Week - March 21, 2017 - 4:27pm
For students with disabilities, vouchers can help open the door to private school attendance, but come with trade-offs including the loss of specific legal protections.
Categories: Education News

With Hacking in Headlines, K-12 Cybersecurity Ed. Gets More Attention

Education Week - March 21, 2017 - 4:26pm
Federal and state agencies are supporting a wide range of education and workforce-development efforts aimed at countering digital security threats.
Categories: Education News


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