NEA interns lobby Senators on the student loan interest rate increase

NEA interns lobby Senators on the student loan interest rate increase6072012

by Tim Reed/photo above by NEA intern Kate Jeszeck Hundreds of students, including a number of NEA interns, visited Capitol Hill yesterday as part of Campus Progress’ Student Debt Day, to lobby their Senators on the looming student loan interest rate increase. If congress does not act by July 1st, the interest rate on federally subsidized … Continued

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Eight more states granted NCLB waivers

Eight more states granted NCLB waivers6-3-12

by Cindy Long The Obama administration approved eight additional states for flexibility from key provisions of No Child Left Behind (NCLB) yesterday, bringing the total number of states with waivers to 19. Eighteen other states and Washington, D.C. also applied for waivers and their applications are still under review. U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan announced … Continued

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