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(EDUCATION) Advocates Rally to Obama's Call for $60B Education Jobs Bill
Education advocates -- including the American Federation of Teachers -- expressed support for a new $60 billion education jobs effort announced by President Obama Thursday as part of a $447 billion spending proposal to turn around the sputtering economy. In the message to a joint session of Congres...
posted 9/12/11 06:30 AM read complete story
(EDUCATION) Senators Unveil Bills to Reform NCLB, Improve Funding
Sens. Russ Feingold (D-WI) and Pat Leahy (D-VT) unveiled two bills aimed at reforming the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) education law, reducing NCLB mandates and offering more funding for schools to improve classroom benchmark testing. The Feingold-Leahy bills will be introduced when the Senate recon...
posted 9/17/10 06:03 AM read complete story
(EDUCATION FUNDING) 35 States, DC Apply for Phase II Race to the Top Grants
The Education Dept. (DoEd) closes the second phase of its $3.4 billion Race to the Top grants competition, drawing applications from 35 states and the District of Columbia. The 36 applicants which applied is slightly down from the 41 which applied for the first round of grants, won by Delaware and...
posted 6/2/10 4:50 PM read complete story
(EDUCATION) LEGO Children's Fund
Deadline: Feb. 1. The LEGO Children's Fund is committed to helping children develop their creativity and learning skills through constructive play. The fund provides grants to nonprofit organizations that support innovative programs to cultivate and ...
posted 10/28/09 05:49 AM read complete story
(EARLY EDUCATION) Most States Hold Line against Pre-K Funding Cuts
Facing massive budget cuts, most states decided to protect funding for early childhood education, 29 states and the District of Columbia chose to increase or hold steady funding for pre-kindergarten education, according to an analysis the Pew Center on the States. Legislators added dollars for exis...
posted 10/27/09 2:49 PM read complete story
(HIGHER EDUCATION) DoEd Needs to Tighten Oversight of $667M Competitive Grants Effort
The Education Dept. (DoEd) needs to tighten oversight of a competitive grants program that is supposed to help low-income and minority students but has been hijacked by some institutions for questionable expenditures on student trips to exotic resorts and amusement parks, says a Government Accountab...
posted 9/24/09 04:02 AM read complete story
(HIGHER EDUCATION) Revived Discretionary Grant Program to Start Soon
The Education Dept. (DoEd) is ready to reinstate the $1 million the North American Mobility in Higher Education discretionary grant program which last gave grants in FY 2008 to support institutional cooperation and student exchanges among the United States, Mexico, and Canada. Public Comment Deadl...
posted 8/14/09 3:34 PM read complete story
(GUIDANCE) DoEd Changes Some Requirements for AIVRS Grants
The Education Dept. (DoEd) waives some eligibility requirements for those applying for grants through the American Indian Vocational Rehabilitation Services (AIVRS) program, expanding eligibility to consortiums of Indian Tribes. Effective immediately, the AIVRS program will be able to authorize gra...
posted 8/14/09 12:34 PM read complete story
(EDUCATION) Obama Offers Reforms, New State Incentive Program
President Obama lays out his "cradle to career" plan for education, including a grants program that will pay states incentives for improving their preschool programs and a new controversial plan to boost pay for teachers who excel. In a speech to the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Obama restate...
posted 3/10/09 12:07 PM read complete story
MetLife Museum and Community
Deadline: Oct. 17. In 2008, under Museum and Community Connections, MetLife Foundation expects to award grants totaling $1 million. The purpose of the program is to encourage art museums to reach out to large numbers of people of all ages and backgrounds through imaginative programs. ...
posted 9/11/08 11:47 AM read complete story
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