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2020 Democrats Push Title I Funding

In the LA School Report, Carolyn Phenicie takes a look at how many candidates in the 2020 Democratic presidential field are looking to increase spending on Title I, the “anchor for some of the biggest education policy changes in the past two decades, No Child...

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More Than Two-Dozen New Mexico Schools Released from Oversight

Dillon Mullan reports for the Santa Fe New Mexican that the New Mexico Public Education Department announced recently that 27 public schools “have seen sufficient improvements in student achievement and graduation rates” that they no longer need to be under the “immediate oversight” of the...

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Delaware Awards 21st Century Community Learning Center Grants

The Delaware Department of Education recently announced that it has awarded several new 21st Century Community Learning Center grants under the Every Student Succeeds Act. These grants go to programs that are “designed to provide students with academic enrichment activities to improve the academic success...

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DeVos Discusses Title I Funding and School Choice

Secretary of Education Betsey DeVos testified before Congress on the Trump administration’s 2018 budget proposal. During the hearing, DeVos discussed Title I funding and school choice, and underscored her belief in local control. She stressed that she “believes states should continue to have flexibility in...

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Arizona Teachers Express Concern Over New ESSA Requirements

Some Arizona teachers expressed concern over new ESSA requirements that they believe may not lead to “equitable changes in how school districts’ allocate resources to help students succeed.” According to AZ Ed News, teachers are worried about Title I funding rules, eliminating inequalities, and closing the achievement gap.

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RAND Report Shares How States Can Use ESSA to Bolster Principals

The Rand Corporation released a report on school leadership interventions under ESSA. The report highlighted various programs’ “success in improving student or other outcomes” and “the level of evidence they meet.” The piece also showcased how schools can utilize Title I and Title II funds...

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Online Tool Helps States Use Title I for Direct Student Services

Chiefs for Change debuted online tools to help states use Title I funding under ESSA for Direct Student Services (DSS). The tools seek to help states interested in “targeting funding for innovative approaches.” Chiefs for Change also released a model application, policy paper, and a...

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