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Federal Spending Plan Aims to Ease 'Sequester' Pain | Education Week News

January 17, 2014

Formula-aid programs tend to have “more friends in Congress,” said Clare McCann, a policy analyst at the New America Foundation's Federal Education Budget Project. But, given the focus on early-childhood education, “it's hard to say the president didn ...

Federal Spending Plan Aims To Ease 'Sequester' Pain | Education Week News

January 17, 2014

Formula-aid programs tend to have “more friends in Congress,” said Clare McCann, a policy analyst at the New America Foundation's Federal Education Budget Project. But, given the focus on early-childhood education, “it's hard to say the president didn ...

Still Uncommon, Lawmakers' Full-Day Kindergarten Push Resumes | The Morning Sun

January 13, 2014

Clare McCann, a policy analyst with the New America Foundation, said that the Common Core State Standards, a set of English and math standards for students in kindergarten through 12th grades voluntarily adopted by most of the 50 states, are also ...

Push For Full-Day Kindergarten Grows | USA Today

January 13, 2014

Clare McCann, a policy analyst with the New America Foundation, said that the Common Core State Standards, a set of English and math standards for students in kindergarten through 12th grades voluntarily adopted by most of the 50 states, are also ...

Push For Full-Day Kindergarten Grows | Montgomery Advertiser

January 13, 2014

Clare McCann, a policy analyst with the New America Foundation, said that the Common Core State Standards, a set of English and math standards for students in kindergarten through 12th grades voluntarily adopted by most of the 50 states, are also ...

Nevada's School Ranking System Identifies Few Failing Schools | Nevada Public Radio

January 10, 2014

A few years ago, the Obama administration began allowing states to opt out of No Child Left Behind, if they created an accountability system to identify low-performing schools. Nevada was one of several states that obtained a waiver from the federal law. But a report by the New America Foundation raises big questions about the effectiveness of the new school ranking system. More than 80 percent of the schools in Nevada that were failing under No Child Left Behind were deemed to be doing fine by the state. What are the problems with the new ranking system?

Showdown Brews as Congress Turns Focus to K-12 Spending | Education Week News

January 6, 2014

“We're still operating in tight budget years, we're not out of the woods,” Clare McCann, a policy analyst at the New America Foundation's Federal Education Budget Project, said. “It's very contentious to find places to cut, but it's still going to be ...

Showdown Brews As Congress Turns Focus To K-12 Spending | Education Week News

January 2, 2014

“We're still operating in tight budget years, we're not out of the woods,” Clare McCann, a policy analyst at the New America Foundation's Federal Education Budget Project, said. “It's very contentious to find places to cut, but it's still going to be ...

Federal Student Loan Profits Help Duncan Cut Education Spending to Lowest ... | Huffington Post

November 18, 2013

Meanwhile, Jason Delisle, director of the federal education budget project at the New America Foundation, a Washington policy group, is among a leading group of experts who have criticized the figures for not accurately capturing the cost of extending ...

Experts Testify On Bipartisan Bill To Reform Student Financial Aid | The Ripon Advance

November 14, 2013

New America Foundation Federal Education Budget Project Director Jason Delisle testified that the income-based student loan repayments are currently allowed; they're just not automatic. Eighty-nine percent of students support automatic enrollment into ...

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