Close to 900 school districts, or a consortium of smaller districts, have indicated their intent to apply for a Race to the Top- District competition.
New immigration policies allows undocumented immigrants who meet certain criteria, such as having entered the U.S. as a child, to be eligible for temporary relief from the threat of deportation.
Nevada is awarded a one-year conditional flexibility waiver from the U.S. Department of Education.
Application details and material are now available for the Race to the Top District competition. Applicants must inform ED on their intent to apply by August 30, 2012.
NAESP and NASSP leaders call for an end to the "blame game."
Seven more states receive waivers from the Dept. of Education, bringing the total to 33.
Hearing today will explore sequestration's impact on Title I, Title II, and IDEA funding.