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  • July 1, 2011

    A State that receives a grant must meet the following requirements:

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  • June 23, 2011
    How do I get paid?

    If you're a college student, you receive your student aid from your school's financial aid office. Contact your school for more information.

    Other grantees receive payment through the Department's G5 system. When your grant is awarded, the Department will send you the information you need to get access to this system.

  • June 22, 2011
    What's available?

    ED's current contract solicitations are listed on FedBizOpps.gov. ED also issues a yearly forecast of contract opportunities.

  • May 24, 2011

  • May 9, 2011

    Please share your ideas on the strategies and practices that you are utilizing to increase educational productivity.  The following suggestions may be helpful in describing your activities:

    · A description of your work;

    · A weblink for additional information; and

    · Identification of the reform category that is best aligned with your work.

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  • May 9, 2011

    Key Readings on Educational Productivity

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  • May 9, 2011

    Teacher compensation is more than salary. It is a valuable total package that includes salary, extra pay, benefits, and pension. Combined, they are the single largest expenditure in any school organization.

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  • May 9, 2011

    Effective organizations place a premium on talent when selecting, developing, and advancing their workforce. States and school districts tend to approach teachers from a one-size-fits-all perspective that inhibits efficient and productive workforce management.

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  • May 9, 2011

    Highly effective teachers, particularly those who work in hard to staff subjects, are a scarce resource. Districts and states should assign teachers and manage the overall teaching workforce to maximize the value of this scarce resource.

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  • May 9, 2011

    Reshaping current human capital policies and practices can fundamentally impact state and district budgets. Staff salaries and benefits are the biggest budget line item for school districts, on average, accounting for more than 70 percent of district expenditures.

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