The Principals' Office Blog

Senate Boosts Funding for Title I, IDEA

Proposed budget includes modest increases to education funding—but the House has to act, too.

No Change to "Highly Qualified Teachers" Definition

Controversial spending bill provision that would have labeled unprepared teachers as "qualified" was defeated.

Senate Subcommittee Approves Funding Bill

Bill boosts funding for Race to the Top, Title I, Head Start; a final committee vote is scheduled for Thursday.

Senate Committee to Vote on Education Funding Bill

Subcommittee will debate appropriations bill Tuesday, with a full committee vote set for Thursday.

Lessons from Green Ribbon Schools

Stories from the 78 award-winning schools highlight tips for improving environmental education.

Report on Broadband in Schools Released

As students and teachers rely more on technology, schools’ broadband internet needs are growing fast.

Eight States Awarded NCLB Waivers

Applications from 18 other states are still pending.

Calling All Kid Chefs for Let's Move Contest

Students can submit a healthy recipe by June 17 for a chance to win a trip to a White House dinner.

Budget Cuts May Be Even Deeper Than Projected

Latest report predicts across-the-board cuts could climb to over 9%.

Dept. of Ed Releases Guidelines on Restraint

Framework highlights discipline strategies that prevent the use of restraint and seclusion in schools.

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