The Department of Education has announced that Sec. Arne Duncan, joined by other senior administration officials, will make an “important announcement about Promise Neighborhoods” at a press conference this Tuesday, September 21st!
We can all probably take a guess as to what this | Read more >
President Obama gave the annual “back-to-school” speech yesterday in Philadelphia – a personal and encouraging talk. He spoke about education as “giving each and every one of us the chance to fulfill our promise.”
PolicyLink has just released its Guide to Setting Up District Meetings- a tool to support and encourage individuals and organizations to meet with Congressional members while they are home for the August recess to show strong support for full funding for Promise Neighborhoods.
The New America Foundation’s Early Ed Watch blog posted this yesterday – helpfully outlining a few of the past month’s activities in Promise Neighborhoods news. They’ve inserted links to their prior posts within the post that are useful as well.
The DOE has launched Ed Data Express, www.eddataexpress.ed.gov, a site “aimed at making accurate and timely education data available in a single place.” This comes on the heels of another site launched earlier this summer http://data.ed.gov/that helps the public better understand | Read more >