High School Notes

April 2011


Congress Introduces Bill to Improve Graduation Rates

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Members of Congress recently introduced a bill that would require states to improve graduation rates to 90 percent and to report data uniformly. It's expected to be pushed through with a revamping of the No Child Left Behind Act.

The "Every Student Counts Act" would strengthen regulations developed ...

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TAGS:
education
education policy
education reform
high school
graduation rates
Senate
House of Representatives

Department of Education Fares Well in Budget Deal

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With a new budget deal approved at the last minute, Republicans and Democrats were finally able to compromise to prevent a government shutdown. Some education programs will be cut, but Democrats were able to protect some key initiatives from the budget ax.

Funding for the Department of Education was ...

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TAGS:
federal budget
education reform
education policy
Obama, Barack
deficit and national debt
Department of Education

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