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In Case You Missed the US DOE IDEA 40 Celebration...

On Tuesday, November 17, 2015, the U.S. Department of Education sponsored a two-hour celebration to acknowledge the 40th anniversary of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).   17 more words


"I told them YES!"

Sitting in traffic on my way home from work, the speakers begin to ring, it’s home calling.


“Hey,” says my husband, “guess who just called?” 606 more words

US students can now get federal money to take college classes while still in high school

Taking college courses during high school is the classic overachiever’s move. It impresses recruiters, employers, and college admissions officers alike—and, as a bonus, it helps students skip ahead to advanced classes once they get to their universities. 333 more words

Math scores are slipping among American students, nationwide test shows

American students’ math scores just slipped for the first time in 15 years, in a nationwide test known as the “Nation’s Report Card.

Fourth and eighth grade students around the US averaged lower marks on the math portion of the US National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) than they did in 2013—the first dip since the test began in 1990. 170 more words

FAFSA Changes May Ease Application Process

Shania Waugh
News Reporter

A majority of students apply for Federal Financial Aid annually in order to pay their way through college. Approximately 22 million FAFSA applications are processed each year. 604 more words


Campus Sexual Assault and the State's Role (a brief overview)

Survey: More than 1 in 5 female undergrads at top schools suffer sexual attacks

The most recent survey, conducted by AAU, reinforces earlier results finding that our campuses have a long way to go before some students are as safe as we want them to be (as they deserve to be). 681 more words


Expanding Dual Language Programs

By Dr. Marciene Mattleman

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Since 2003, there has been a 700% growth of dual language, bilingual and associated programs in the US Department of Education database. 135 more words

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