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Million Records Project Raises as Many Questions as Answers

For all the questions the SVA report answers, it raises at least as many more.

HIGHER EDUCATION
Million Records Project Raises as Many Questions as Answers

For all the questions the SVA report answers, it raises at least as many more.


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION, PREK-12 EDUCATION and HIGHER EDUCATION
Time to Improve Federal and State Educator Preparation Policies

The nation’s—in fact, the world’s—expectations for what PreK-12 students should know and are able to do are rising.


HIGHER EDUCATION
PLUS Loans are not Grants

Parent PLUS loans are not like other forms of federal student aid and lumping them in the same category is deceptive.


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION and PREK-12 EDUCATION
New Columns on Urban Education Reform: Politics and Segregation

Urban education reform fights have a way of driving the national policy conversation.


HIGHER EDUCATION
Debt Levels for Dark Arts Degree Shock Wizarding World

A report released today by New America reveals skyrocketing debt levels for graduate students with a Master of the Dark Arts degree


FEDERAL EDUCATION BUDGET PROJECT
Ryan Budget Brings Little New to the Table

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), chair of the House Budget Committee, this morning released his own fiscal year 2015 proposed budget.


HIGHER EDUCATION
Program Integrity Negotiated Rulemaking Session 2, Day 3

Today is the third day of the second negotiated rulemaking session around Program Integrity at the U.S. Department of Education.


HIGHER EDUCATION
Program Integrity Negotiated Rulemaking Session 2, Day 2

Today is the second day of the second negotiated rulemaking session around Program Integrity at the U.S. Department of Education.


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION, PREK-12 EDUCATION and LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES PROJECT
Beyond Screen Time: A Digital Age Architecture for Early Education

Research has shown young children can benefit from screen media when those media are designed to be understood by young children.


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION, PREK-12 EDUCATION and DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS
Doing Right by Dual Language Learners in New York City's Pre-K Expansion

The de Blasio administration deserves credit for including an extra emphasis on dual language learners as part of its progress reports.


HIGHER EDUCATION
Program Integrity Negotiated Rulemaking Session 2, Day 1

Today begins the second negotiated rulemaking session around Program Integrity at the U.S. Department of Education.


HIGHER EDUCATION
The Graduate Student Debt Review

Policymakers and news media should shift their understanding of student debt as primarily an undergraduate problem.