Archives for March 15, 2010

Blue Print for Education Sent to Congress

The U.S. Department of Education has released and sent to Congress the document entitled A Blueprint for Reform: The Reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.  You can read the Education Week article that focuses on key points in the Reauthorization.

The 45 page Blueprint is organized into the following sections:
  • Priorities in a Blueprint for reform
  • College- and Career-Ready Students
  • Great Teachers and Great Leaders
  • Meeting the Needs of English Learners and Other Diverse Learners
  • A Complete Education
  • Successful, Safe, and Healthy Students
  • Fostering Innovation and Excellence
  • Additional Cross-Cutting Priorities

According to the report, the goal of American education is make sure that every student should graduate from high school ready for college and a career, regardless of income, race, ethnic or language background, or disability status.  … Read more