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Michael Zacka: Wake Up Call To The U.S. Department of Education

Everyone from President Obama on down is looking for ways to improve our country's schools and raise student achievement. Since March is National Nutrition Month, it's time to propose a simple and obvious solution -- all American children should eat breakfast!
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Florida Educator Alters Student Records to Achieve Federal Aid

Politics / US Politics : Big Government (last year)

Federal officials say that Michael Gagliano, president of the Galiano Career Academy in Orlando, Florida, altered student records in order to receive federal funding. The Department of Education provided the school with $1.9 million... Read Post

Education Sec: School Starts Too Early In The Morning

Politics / US Politics : Big Government (last year)

Should American school days start later? President Obama's Secretary of Education Arne Duncan started a lively debate on Twitter Aug. 19 when he wrote, "Common sense to improve student achievement that too few have implemented: let ... Read Post

These 11 Colleges Just Hit The Jackpot In Obama's New Education Plan

Politics : Business Insider: Politix (last year)

President Obama is touring the country promoting his new proposal for paying for college. The Department of Education is planning to develop a rating system for colleges that will help decide which students will receive additional a... Read Post

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