K-12 education

America Forward Tweetstorms ESSA Passage

Yesterday, the Senate passed the bipartisan Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), paving the way for President Obama to sign the most important piece of education legislation of the last decade (see America Forward's statement here). America Forward's staff and leaders from the 70+ innovative organizations in the America Forward Coalition worked incredibly hard over the last year to help shape
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America Forward Applauds Passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act

Bipartisan bill reauthorizes Elementary and Secondary Education Act, improving K-12 Education WASHINGTON, D.C. | December 8, 2015 – The America Forward Coalition and America Forward's Executive Director, Deborah Smolover, issued the following statements today after the Senate passed a bipartisan Every Student Succeeds Act (S.1177) to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) and improve K-12 education. The legislation
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2016 Candidates Begin Discussing K-12 Education

Today, Wednesday, August 19th, Republican leaders took the stage at the 2015 New Hampshire Education Summit to discuss K-12 education for the first time in the 2016 Presidential election cycle. We are pleased that the Presidential candidates from both major political parties are beginning to discuss education issues as part of their campaign agendas and we look forward to the
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America Forward Hard at Work on ESEA

New Profit's policy arm, America Forward, has been a leader in advocating for more innovative public policy that leads to better outcomes and more efficient use of public resources. Case in point: last year's Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), one of the very few pieces of legislation passed in overwhelming bipartisan fashion by Congress and signed by the President in
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Take 5: #SocInn News Links: 7/15/14

Here’s five interesting #SocInn links we’re clicking on today: Inside Philanthropy: The Bezos Family Foundation is All About Education. Here's What They're Doing "As the Bezos Family Foundation has ramped up, its investments have fallen into three main categories: Early Learning, Excellence in K-12 Education, and Youth Leadership and Engagement... On K-12, the foundation has invested in a number of
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