Dallas, Texas – March 22, 2018 Stephanie Hirsh, executive director of Learning Forward, issued the following statement about the budget agreement reached by Congress: “We are thrilled that Congress has reached a bicameral spending agreement for Fiscal Year 2018 with level funding at $2.055 billion for Title IIA of the Every Student Succeeds Act. […]
Dallas, Texas – November 16, 2017 Learning Forward, a membership association focused on effective professional learning for K-12 educators, has launched the Student Success Learning Network to improve teaching and learning and build educator capacity. The network is a collaboration among 15 U.S. school districts and organizations dedicated to addressing specific student learning challenges within […]
Dallas, Texas – October 10, 2017 Carnegie Corporation of New York has awarded a $600,000 grant to Learning Forward to support the launch of the new What Matters Now Network, a community of state-based coalitions of policy makers and educators. The network will apply improvement science methods within a Networked Improvement Community to strengthen professional […]
Dallas, Texas – September 6, 2017 Stephanie Hirsh, executive director of Learning Forward, issued the following statement about the Senate budget proposal on 9/6/2017: “Today the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies voted to reinstate Title II funding in the federal budget at a level of $2.055 billion. […]
Stephanie Hirsh responds to the latest education funding bill from the House of Representatives, which completely eliminates Title II support.
Stephanie Hirsh responds to the Trump administration’s budget proposal and outlines how eliminating Title II funds will harm educators’ ability to serve all students.