US Department of Education

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Name: US Department of Education
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

$107 million in grants for high school programs

Too few of America's students are meaningfully engaged in their academic experience while in high school, and many high school graduates lack exposure to learning that links their studies in school to future college and career pathways — especially in ... [Published District Administration - 6 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

All enemies, foreign and domestic

Take the case of Kenneth Wright of Stockton, Calif., who was “visited” by a SWAT team from the U.S. Department of Education in June 2011. Agents battered down the door of his home at 6 a.m., dragged him outside in his boxer shorts, and handcuffed him ... [Published American Thinker - 6 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Civil-Rights Agency Will Investigate U.C. Berkeley Assault Allegations

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights said Friday that it will investigate a complaint filed by dozens of University of California at Berkeley students and alumni, according to the Oakland Tribune. The complaint alleges that university ... [Published Chronicle of Higher Education - 17 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

State corrects flaw that allowed graduation rate inflation

Clark County’s high school graduation rate might have leaped skyward 10 percentage points last year, but that’s not likely to happen again.Under direction from the U.S. Department of Education, the state is correcting a flaw in the calculation which the ... [Published Las Vegas Review Journal - 17 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Mississippi Alters Education Rating System

Jackson, Miss.The state Board of Education voted Friday to seek public comment on the revised rules, which would apply beginning with this year's ratings. Those ratings will be released this fall using testing and graduation results from the current school ... [Published WTOK-TV - 19 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Congresswoman aims to crack down on campuses' sex assault 'epidemic'

AdvertisementA California congresswoman has announced plans to introduce federal legislation to toughen laws against what she called an epidemic of sexual assault on college campuses.In an appearance at UC Berkeley last week, Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Hillsborough) ... [Published Los Angeles Times - 19 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Feds probe how UC Berkeley handles sexual assaults

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) - Federal officials are investigating how the University of California, Berkeley responds to reports of campus sexual assaults. The investigation began after dozens of UC Berkeley students and alumni filed a complaint with the ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - 20 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 2 reports

UC Berkeley sexual assault policies draw U.S. agency probe

BERKELEY -- UC Berkeley's response to campus sexual assault is the subject of a federal investigation, a spokesman for the U.S. Department of Education confirmed Friday. The probe began weeks ... ... [Published Big News Network - 22 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 3 reports

State expects to lose waiver on No Child Left Behind

Two years ago, Washington state promised to enact education policies favored by the Obama administration in exchange for a waiver from many of the requirements of the federal education law, also known as No Child Left Behind.Forty-two other states received ... [Published Seattle Times - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Grad rates of district and state will appear to drop

Damonte High's graduation last June. (Photo: Reno Gazette-Journal)TagsA change to how Nevada will count adult education transfer students means graduation rates are likely to appear to take a dip when the Class of 2014 data is released.Since 2011, the ... [Published Reno Gazette-Journal - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Obama Administration to Announce 2014 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools and District Sustainability Awards

04:00 pmActing Chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality Mike Boots will join U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on Tuesday, April 22, in announcing via webcast the 2014 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools award honorees. ... [Published ED.gov - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

Oklahoma City-based nonprofit awarded $2.7M grant to promote healthy lifestyles

The U.S. Department of Education awarded $2.7 million to an Oklahoma City-based nonprofit group that works to promote healthy lifestyles among students, families and ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 18 2014]

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Q: "Do you believe your state public schoolschool system prepares students for success in the workplace?"
"The prevalence of sexual assault on campuses is an epidemic," Speier said in an interview. "It's going to take money, resources, enforcement and a dramatic change in the culture" to fix
"The U S Department of Education is forecast to generate $127 billion in profit over the next decade from lending to college students and their families, according to the Congressional Budget..."
The Failure of Desegregation: : "In 1952, an African-American woman named Sarah Bulah... "

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$107 million in grants for high school programs [Published District Administration - 6 hours ago]
All enemies, foreign and domestic [Published American Thinker - 6 hours ago]
Top of the class for April 20 [Published Rapid City Journal - 7 hours ago]
WEEKLY DIGEST: Route 156 crash leaves five dead [Published Indiana Gazette - 9 hours ago]
Civil-Rights Agency Will Investigate U.C. Berke... [Published Chronicle of Higher Education - 17 hours ago]
State corrects flaw that allowed graduation rat... [Published Las Vegas Review Journal - 17 hours ago]
Gallup: Hawaii Public Schools Still Rank Among ... [Published Hawaii Free Press - 18 hours ago]
Mississippi Alters Education Rating System [Published WTOK-TV - 19 hours ago]
Congresswoman aims to crack down on campuses' s... [Published Los Angeles Times - 19 hours ago]
Students Loans Are HUGE Profit-Centers For The ... [Published The Young Turks - YouTube - 20 hours ago]
Food drive prevents a break in meals [Published Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star - 20 hours ago]
Feds probe how UC Berkeley handles sexual assaults [Published The Washington Times stories: News - 20 hours ago]
Illinois schools get waiver from No Child Left ... [Published WLS-AM - 21 hours ago]
UC Berkeley sexual assault policies draw U.S. a... [Published Big News Network - 22 hours ago]
Weekend Reading: Anti-Gay and Anti-Black: John ... [Published Brad DeLong - Apr 19 2014]
Weekend Reading: Anti-Gay and Anti-Black: John ... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Apr 19 2014]
American Public Education: Moving To Head Of Th... [Published Seeking Alpha - Apr 19 2014]
Editorial: AIMS critics raise a trot line of re... [Published Albuquerque Journal - Apr 19 2014]
Mississippi reworks school ratings to accent gr... [Published Sun Herald - Apr 19 2014]
State expects to lose waiver on No Child Left B... [Published Seattle Times - Apr 19 2014]
You won't believe the method that Common Core i... [Published Sott.net - Apr 19 2014]
Grad rates of district and state will appear to... [Published Reno Gazette-Journal - Apr 19 2014]
Illinois Gets Approval for No Child Left Behind... [Published My Fox Illinois - Apr 19 2014]
Police identify homeless men found dead near DC... [Published Washington Post - Apr 19 2014]
Students of Mid-Continent University Worry They... [Published WBKO - Apr 19 2014]
Feds investigating FSU over handling of rape al... [Published MyFox Orlando - Apr 18 2014]
UC Berkeley sexual assault policies draw U.S. a... [Published Contra Costa Times - Apr 18 2014]
Illinois gets No Child Left Behind Waiver [Published 13 WREX-TV - Apr 18 2014]
Uneven discipline: Even preschoolers get suspended [Published Florida Times-Union - Apr 18 2014]
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Students Loans Are HUGE Profit-Centers For The ... [Published The Young Turks - YouTube - 20 hours ago]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FDAz9-co_FM&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;Students Loans Are HUGE Profit-Centers For The Government "The U.S. Department of Education is forecast ...
Weekend Reading: Anti-Gay and Anti-Black: John ... [Published Brad DeLong - Apr 19 2014]
John Holbo: Conor Friedersdorf and Sam Ervin Jelani Cobb: The Failure of Desegregation with bonus E.J. Graff John Holbo: Let’s bury--I say, let’s bury the hatchet, but not in anyone’s head, boy : "My Chait thread was a moderate disaster.... ...
Weekend Reading: Anti-Gay and Anti-Black: John ... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Apr 19 2014]
John Holbo: Conor Friedersdorf and Sam Ervin Jelani Cobb: The Failure of Desegregation with bonus E.J. Graff John Holbo: Let’s bury--I say, let’s bury the hatchet, but not in anyone’s head, boy/a&gt;: "My Chait thread was a moderate disaster.... ...
The Move to Cast Local Boards of Education as O... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 18 2014]
A  move is afoot to get Americans to see local school boards as a major obstacle to effective school reform. What is the overt charge against them? That low achievers or minority groups get the short end of the stick and languish, while their “privileged” ...
A Q&A forum with the president [Published Harvard Gazette - Apr 18 2014]
Harvard President Drew Faust addressed an open meeting Wednesday hosted by the Harvard Undergraduate Council (UC), saying that the twin concerns of sexual assault policies and campus inclusion “have forced us and urged us” to examine University ...
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U.S. Department of Education Official Dr. Libby... [Published Financial Services - Mar 12 2014]
Cities Partner with U.S. Dept. of Education to ... [Published Financial Services - Mar 10 2014]
UAG's U.S. Federal Loan Program Eligibility is ... [Published Financial Services - Feb 27 2014]
NASRO agrees police should stay out of school d... [Published GlobeNewswire: Beverages News - Jan 09 2014]
GoClass Partners with Maricopa Education Servic... [Published Financial Services - Jan 07 2014]
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