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Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge

Ed Reform Cuomo-Style: Where's the Foundation?

Susan Ochshorn | Posted 03.07.2012 | Education
Susan Ochshorn

Soaring rhetoric is nice, but with all due respect to the Governor, we can't build a world-class education system without a foundation.

Joy Resmovits

American Dream At Stake Before School Starts | Joy Resmovits | Posted 12.20.2011 | Education

As states revamp their early childhood education to grab a slice of federal education dollars, some education experts are urging policymakers to look ...

States Can Compete For $200 Million In Federal Funds For STEM Education Focus

Posted 01.17.2012 | Education

Beginning this week, nine states that were the runner-up finalists from last year's Race to the Top competition can apply for a portion of the $200 mi...

35 States, D.C. And Puerto Rico Vie For Race To The Top Funding

Posted 08.29.2012 | Education

The U.S. Departments of Education and Health and Human Services announced today that 35 states, Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico have submitted applica...

Is Poverty Not "Sexy" Enough?

Morna Murray | Posted 10.30.2011 | Impact
Morna Murray

One in five children now lives in poverty, up from 17% in 2000. This is an increase of 2.4 million children. These are not just statistics. They are real children, waking up hungry and suffering.

Joy Resmovits

Race To The Top -- Pre-School Edition | Joy Resmovits | Posted 10.24.2011 | Education

To win money from the federal government's early childhood Race to the Top contest, states are encouraged to implement "kindergarten entry assessments...