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Below are two instructive graphs published by the Heritage Foundation. President Trump’s budget would cut discretionary spending at the U.S. Department of Education after decades of steady growth. Interestingly, staffing levels have remained relatively constant since 1980.
Holla! The U.S. Department of Education just released a new report, “Public School Graduates and Dropouts from the Common Core of Data: School Year 2009–10: First Look.” Researchers used a uniform method of calculating the graduation rate, called the Average Freshman Graduation Rate or AFGR, to provide apples-to-apples graduation and dropout figures for all U.S.Continue Reading
Courtesy of the U.S. Department of Education: “The National Blue Ribbon Schools Program recognizes public and private elementary, middle and high schools where students perform at very high levels or where significant improvements are being made in students’ levels of academic achievement.” The Academy at Smith School District: Guilford County Schools Immaculata Catholic School SchoolContinue Reading
Education Week reports, Federal civil rights officials today said that school districts and colleges and universities may legally consider race when making decisions about school assignments, admissions and other programs that are designed to increase diversity and reduce racial isolation. The U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. Department of Education jointly released the new, moreContinue Reading
The Center for Analysis of Postsecondary Education and Employment (CAPSEE) will fund 12 research projects that examine “relations between postsecondary education, including education and training prior to the bachelor‘s degree level, and employment outcomes.” North Carolina will be a site of the first project. Arne Kalleberg of the University of North Carolina (not to beContinue Reading