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Biden Unveils $1.8 Trillion ‘American Families Plan’

The Biden administration proposed this week what would be the most significant expansion of education programs in at least a generation with a $1.8 trillion package focused on families and children. The proposal calls for universal pre-K for 3- and 4- year-olds, two years of…

VA: Superintendent Says Tests This Year Are Focused on Student Recovery, Not Accountability

Virginia Superintendent of Public Instruction James Lane says that the state’s focus for spring testing this school year is to collect data on students’ academic needs in order to address pandemic disruption as schools reopen. Lane made the comments in a video shared by the…

TX: Dallas Schools Reconsider Suspension and Discipline Policies to Address Racial Disparities

If successful, a plan by Dallas public schools to rewrite its student discipline and suspension policies could be among the most progressive pushes for addressing racial disparities in schools. The plan would eliminate suspensions for “low-level infractions” and would see students paired with in-person and…

NC: Beaufort Schools Awarded Grant for Pre-Med, Technology Magnet Programs

Seven schools in North Carolina’s Beaufort County will receive funding to deliver new magnet programs in the areas of pre-med, network engineering, and cybersecurity thanks to a grant from the federal Education Department. The grant program is focused on expanding outreach to minority students and…

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