The View from Ms. Patterson’s Classroom

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link to Partners in Progressblog post
Teachers and students are helping to lead some of the biggest changes in classrooms in years. In the first video in our new series, hear from English teacher Elise Patterson, principal Rachel Skerritt and high school student Tiereek Sneed.

Why Education Is a Global Matter

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Secretary Duncan writes about 15th anniversary of International Education Week and calls it "a time to recognize, reflect, and celebrate the important role education plays worldwide."

2014 National Blue Ribbon Schools

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On November 10 and 11 leaders, teachers and representatives from 2014 National Blue Ribbon Schools gathered to celebrate, collaborate and discuss how they could share their success stories with schools across the country.

Fighting Against Dating Violence and Sexual Assault

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In school communities and on college campuses the fight against dating violence and sexual assault is gaining momentum. Find resources to support your efforts to create safe, healthy learning environments.
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Navigate the financial aid process and make informed decisions about paying for college.
Link to Budget 2015 Information
The 2015 budget request reflects the President's strong belief that education is a vital investment in the nation's economic competitiveness and in its communities.
Link to Native American Heritage Month
Help children develop a deeper appreciation for Native American culture, with information and activities from the Smithsonian Institute, National Park Service, Library of Congress, and more.