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Senate Student Loan Proposals Fail To Advance As Rate Surge Looms | toteachornototeach

Senate Student Loan Proposals Fail To Advance As Rate Surge Looms | toteachornototeach:

Senate Student Loan Proposals Fail To Advance As Rate Surge Looms

Senate Student Loan Proposals Fail To Advance As Rate Surge Looms 

Some 7 million college students will see their borrowing costs double next week after Republicans and Democrats paid little attention to the issue for 11 months, then spent the past month vainly squabbling over a solution.
Senate Democrats on Thursday rallied against a potential bipartisan compromise ahead of Monday’s deadline. Republicans ruled out a temporary one-year delay. The White House played both sides in the hopes of avoiding 

RSD’s Watered-down Incremental Miracle and Continued Fiscal Embarrassment | deutsch29

RSD’s Watered-down Incremental Miracle and Continued Fiscal Embarrassment | deutsch29:

RSD’s Watered-down Incremental Miracle and Continued Fiscal Embarrassment

It is very important to those promoting corporate reform in The Big Easy to show just how wonderful, how miraculous, how “rebirthful,” state takeover of New Orleans schools has been. Hurricane Katrina hit almost eight years ago (August 29, 2005); in the storm’s aftermath (and already itching to get their hands on New Orleans’ schools), the Louisiana legislature passed Act 35, which declared any Louisiana school having a school performance score (SPS) below the latest state average of 87.4 as now a part of the state-run Recovery School District. Most of those unfortunate takeover schools were in New Orleans.
In 2006, the state of Louisiana assumed control of 94 schools formerly belonging to the Orleans Parish School 

Education - U.S. Congress - OpenCongress

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 Bill Introduced: S.1210 Academic Partnerships Lead Us to Success Act
A bill to allow a State to submit a declaration of intent to the Secretary of Education to combine certain funds to improve the academic achievement of students.
Bill Introduced: H.R.2456 Academic Partnerships Lead Us to Success Act
To allow a State to submit a declaration of intent to the Secretary of Education to combine certain funds to improve the academic achievement of students.
Bill Introduced: H.R.2378 Impact Aid Fairness and Equity Act of 2013
To reauthorize the Impact Aid Program under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965.
Bill Introduced: H.R.2349 GRAD Act of 2013
To restore and extend the grace period of Federal Direct Stafford Loans and Federal Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans.
Bill Introduced: H.R.2334 Support for Teachers in Education and Mentoring (STEM) Act
To assist coordination among science, technology, engineering, and mathematics efforts in the States, to strengthen the capacity of elementary schools, middle schools, and secondary schools to prepare students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, and for other purposes.
Bill Introduced: S.1129 STEM Support for Teachers in Education and Mentoring (STEM) Act
A bill to assist coordination among science, technology, engineering, and mathematics efforts in the States, to strengthen the capacity of elementary schools, middle schools, and secondary schools to prepare students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, and for other purposes.
Bill Introduced: S.1127 Strengthening Kids' Interest in Learning and Libraries Act
A bill to amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 regarding school libraries, and for other purposes.
Bill Introduced: S.1126 Prescribe A Book Act
A bill to aid and support pediatric involvement in reading and education.
Bill Introduced: H.R.2287 To amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 regarding Native Hawaiian education.
To amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 regarding Native Hawaiian education.

Big Education Ape Nite Cap 6-29-13 #thankateacher #EDCHAT #P2


James Baldwin said it best: 

"For these are all our children, and we will profit by or pay for whatever they become."


A BIG EDUCATION APE NITE CAP




Diane in the Evening 6-29-13 Diane Ravitch's blog | A site to discuss better education for all
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Jersey Jazzman: National Charter Schools Conference Features Sexist Lyricist Pitbull
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Seattle Schools Community Forum: Washington State Budget: A Win for Schools?
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2nd Banana 6-29-13 Recap of Last Week's Best Post #EDchat #EDreform #soschat #p2 #1u
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LISTEN TO DIANE RAVITCH 6-29-13 Diane Ravitch's blog | A site to discuss better education for all
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Jersey Jazzman: Is Corporate "Reform" Coming to Denmark?
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Update: Vallas out because he lacked the qualifications necessary to be superintendent - Wait, What?
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Michigan Legislatures “to put brakes on” Common Core | Scathing Purple Musings
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This Week's Education Research Report 6-29-13 #SOSCHAT #EDCHAT #P2
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All Week 6-29-13 @ THE CHALK FACE knows SCHOOLS MATTER
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LISTEN TO DIANE RAVITCH ALL WEEK LONG Diane Ravitch's blog 6-29-13 #thankateacher #EDCHAT #P2
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Big Education Ape Nite Cap 6-28-13 #thankateacher #EDCHAT #P2
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Remembering closing Philly schools | Philadelphia Public School Notebook
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