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Klein, Alyson – Education Week, 2010
As policymakers and education advocates await details on how the Obama administration plans to move forward with its recently unveiled blueprint for reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, the chances of an ESEA renewal this year remain tough to gauge. Although the principles underlying the blueprint have drawn praise in many…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Federal Aid
Hoff, David J. – Education Week, 2006
Large companies and major business groups are known for hiring well-heeled lobbyists to push for their interests, especially in such areas as tax and spending laws. Their federal lobbying presence on education issues has been relatively modest. The author discusses the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Business Roundtable--two prominent…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Business, School Business Relationship, Lobbying
Edwards, Virginia B., Ed. – Education Week, 2002
This edition of "Education Week" highlights the report "Quality Counts 2002: Building Blocks for Success," which examines what states are doing to provide early learning experiences for young children; to ensure that those experiences are of high quality; to prepare and pay early childhood educators adequately; and to measure…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Educational Needs, Educational Policy, Educational Quality