May 1, 2012 | Posted At: 08:55 AM | Author: Will Treece | Category: Campaign 2012
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Virginia’s NCLB waiver request needs work, says Education Department Washington Post: Eleven states have already received waivers. Virginia submitted its initial application in February and now has until Tuesday to respond to the Education Department’s critique. Maryland and the District also have submitted waiver requests.
Duncan Road Tests General Election Speech to "Mom Congress"
Politics K12: He talked-up some of the department's greatest hits over the past three years, such as No Child Left Behind waivers, Race to the Top, Promise Neighborhoods and the Investing in Innovation grants, as well the president's push to boost Pell Grants and invest in community colleges.
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Senate bill limits superintendent buyouts Philly.com: The bill was spurred in part by ex-Philly Superintendent Arlene Ackerman's $905,000 buyout package.
City Lays Out Digital Rules For Teachers
WSJ: New York City on Monday issued its first guidelines for the use of social media in schools, stopping short of an outright ban but warning teachers to keep a bright line between personal and professional accounts.