TITLE

Congress Gears Up for Higher Ed. Law Renewal

AUTHOR(S)
Klein, Alyson
PUB. DATE
September 2013
SOURCE
Education Week;9/18/2013, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses debate in Congress in 2013 over the renewal of the U.S. Higher Education Act (HEA), including issues such as federal student loan interest rates, teachers' colleges, and college rating systems. U.S. President Barack Obama's opinions, tuition costs, and federal Pell Grants for disadvantaged students are discussed, as well as the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) education act.
ACCESSION #
90322806

 

Related Articles

  • Rules and Regulations: DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.  // Federal Register (National Archives & Records Service, Office of;7/2/2013, Vol. 78 Issue 127, p39613 

    The article presents a final rule pertaining to the Federal Pell Grant program from the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education. The provisions for student grants under the Federal Pell Grant program regulation has been amended in accordance with the Higher...

  • Obama Gets to Work on Transition. Hoff, David J.; Klein, Alyson // Education Week;11/12/2008, Vol. 28 Issue 12, p1 

    This article discusses U.S. President-elect Barack Obama's search for individuals who can effectively oversee his agenda of expanding preschools, improving the quality of teachers, and fixing the major federal law in kindergarten through 12th grade education. Obama has promised to add $10...

  • THE SILENT ISSUE. MINERS, ZACH // District Administration;Jul2008, Vol. 44 Issue 8, p30 

    The article focuses on the issue of education in the 2008 U.S. presidential election. It discusses the candidates John McCain and Barack Obama and their views on the topic and examines the importance of education according to polls of American citizens. The No Child Left Behind Act is explored,...

  • Russo.  // Scholastic Administrator;Winter2013, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p16 

    The author reflects on the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) waivers granted by the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama. He is critical of waivers since they allow states and districts to rate the schools with previous NCLB requirements, and highlights that the accountability will be...

  • The Democrats' 'No Child' Divide. Fuller, Bruce // Education Week;8/29/2007, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p30 

    The article focuses on the U.S. Democratic presidential candidates' views on the law No Child Left Behind Act. A national poll released by the nonprofit institution, Educational Testing Service, revealed voter disaffection with the law. New York Senator Hillary Clinton and Illinois Senator...

  • Presidential Hopefuls Weigh In on Education. Hoff, David J.; Klein, Alyson // Education Week;10/22/2008, Vol. 28 Issue 9, p25 

    The article profiles the views of the 2008 U.S. presidential candidates John McCain and Barack Obama regarding education. Specific topics are discussed and the views of each candidate examined, including the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB), teacher quality, and federal spending. Other topics...

  • Where Obama Might Say 'No': Education. Johnson, Ashley // National Journal;12/20/2008, p23 

    The article focuses on the stance of U.S. President-elect Barack Obama on educational reform in the U.S. in 2008. Among the goals set by Obama for education include revising the 2001 No Child Left Behind law, hiring more teachers and raising their salaries and providing tuition assistance to...

  • Obama Administration Aloof in ESEA Wrangling. Klein, Alyson; McNeil, Michele // Education Week;8/21/2013, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p18 

    The article discusses education policy debates in 2013 between the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama and Republicans in Congress, such as the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), or No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB). Education Secretary Arne Duncan, partisanship, and federal...

  • Obama's Complex Legacy on K-12: Bold Achievements, Fierce Blowback. Klein, Alyson // Education Week;1/11/2017, Vol. 36 Issue 17, p1 

    The article reflects on U.S. President Barack Obama's tenure as it relates to K-12 education policy. It discusses the impact of his administration's Race to the Top competition which rewarded grants to high-performing schools and also examines the School Improvement Grant program and waivers for...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics