The TIRF 2015 Doctoral Dissertation Grants competition is now open and accepting applications from qualified doctoral candidates for proposals related to TIRF's research priorities.
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The Common Core State Standards were envisioned as a way to measure most of the nation’s students against a shared benchmark, but education experts say political upheaval and the messy reality of on-the-ground implementation is threatening that original goal.
Federal Government Provides Guidance and Resources on Meeting the Obligations to English Learners Under Civil Rights Laws
The U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights and the U.S. Department of Justice have released guidelines outlining the legal obligations of state and local education agencies to English learner students under civil rights laws and other federal requirements.
The New York City Education Department plans a significant increase in dual language programs offered throughout New York City schools in the 2015-2016 school year.
On the 50th anniversary of the introduction of the ESEA bill, U.S. Department of Education Secretary Arne Duncan called for a new law that will work to ensure strong opportunities for all students, and protect the most vulnerable.