Tag: U.S. department of education


U.S. Department of Education Announces 2022 National Blue Ribbon Schools

September 16, 2022

Via: U.S. Department of Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona today recognized 297 schools as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2022. The recognition is based on a school’s overall academic performance or progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups. Secretary Cardona made the […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

U.S. Department of Education Awards Nearly $25 Million to Recruit, Prepare, Develop and Support a Strong and Diverse Educator Workforce for our Nation’s Schools

September 12, 2022

Via: U.S. Department of Education

Today, the Department of Education is announcing new awards to help recruit, prepare, develop, and retain a strong, effective and diverse teacher workforce for classrooms across the country through the Teacher Quality Partnership (TQP) grant program. This year’s investment includes […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Should teachers choose their own PD?

March 25, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The Trump administration, as part of its fiscal year 2020 budget proposal for the U.S. Department of Education, wants to fund and evaluate a demonstration of “teacher-driven” professional development (PD). The budget request is based on Secretary of Education Betsy […]

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

What will midterms ‘blue wave’ mean for K-12 ed policy?

November 12, 2018

Via: Education Dive

While the biggest news from the 2018 midterms elections was Democrats’ takeover of the House of Representatives, the results painted another picture for education experts: Ed policy is no longer centered on the U.S. Department of Education and Education Secretary […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

4 best practices around diversity and inclusion in higher ed

April 27, 2018

Via: eCampus News

The next generation of employees will be more diverse than ever before, and that’s a great thing for business. According to a McKinsey & Co. study, companies with greater ethnic diversity are 35 percent more likely to have better financial […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

Education Department tells accreditors to focus more on troubled colleges and standards for student outcomes

April 25, 2016

Via: Inside Higher Ed

The Obama administration on Friday told accreditors to focus more on enforcing standards that measure student achievement and to consider additional scrutiny for colleges with significant problems. The new guidance from the U.S. Department of Education is the latest in […]