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A Bird’s Eye View of the Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Request for Education

Homeroom: U.S. Department of Education’s official blog, February 16 Our nation has made incredible strides in education over the past few years. The national graduation rate is at an all-time high and a million more black and Hispanic students are now in college. That’s progress we can all be proud of. But we still have critical […]

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Ed school dean: Urban school reform is really about land development (not kids)

Valerie Strauss, Washington Post’s Answer Sheet, May 28, 2013 Here is a provocative piece from Leslie T. Fenwick, dean of the Howard University School of Education and a professor of education policy, about what is really behind urban school reform. It’s not about fixing schools, she argues, but, rather, about urban land development. Fenwick has devoted her […]

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