Strong Start Bright Future
September 12, 2013U.S. Department of Education Awards More Than $15.1 Million in Enhanced Assessment Grants to Develop or Improve Kindergarten Entry Assessments
The U.S. Department of Education has awarded more than $15.1 million in Enhanced Assessment Grants (EAGs) to three state education agencies—North Carolina, Maryland and Texas—to develop or enhance their Kindergarten Entry Assessments.
September 9, 2013Fact Sheets Highlight Education Reform Efforts in Cities and States Along Back-to-School Bus Tour Route
Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will launch his "Strong Start, Bright Future" back-to-school bus tour throughout the Southwest. The tour will kick off in New Mexico before heading to Texas, Arizona, and California.
September 5, 2013U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Visit Tucson and Tempe on “Strong Start, Bright Future” 2013 Back-To-School Bus Tour
As part of the U.S. Department of Education's "Strong Start, Bright Future," back-to-school bus tour, Secretary Arne Duncan will hold events in Tucson and Tempe, Ariz. on Wednesday, Sept. 11.
August 29, 2013
The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics (WHIEEH) will travel through Texas on a back-to-school outreach tour from Wednesday, Sept. 4, to Friday, Sept.6, 2013.
August 19, 2013U.S. Department of Education Announces "Strong Start, Bright Future" Back-to-School Bus Tour with Stops Around the Southwest
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and senior Department officials will visit states throughout the Southwest for "Strong Start, Bright Future," the Department's annual back-to-school bus tour from Monday, Sept. 9, to Friday, Sept. 13. The tour will kick off in New Mexico before heading to Texas, Arizona, and California.