The Impact of the President’s New Budget on future STEM Education
Education / Fiscal policy

The Impact of the President’s New Budget on future STEM Education

On Wednesday, April 10th, President Obama released his $3.77 trillion budget, as the president begins the arduous process of getting it passed through the Republican controlled House of Representatives.  In regards to education, the new budget contains very similar rhetoric used by the president during his 2013 State of the Union Address. For example, the … Continue reading

Why ESEA Flexibility Waivers are not the Solution
Education

Why ESEA Flexibility Waivers are not the Solution

Attending the U.S. Senate Commission on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) helped to illustrate certain key points about current Elementary and Secondary Education Act flexibility waivers. One point is that due to the inability of Congress to reauthorize No Child Left Behind (NCLB), states have had to turn to the federal government to seek … Continue reading