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Fall EIMAC '13 Update

This year's fall EIMAC meeting took place in Crystal City, VA from October 7-9, 2013. Conversations over the three days of the EIMAC meeting focused on building the capacity of state agencies to support the development of statewide information systems and the use of education data to improve student achievement.

 

Erate Comments Extension

FCC Extends Deadline for Erate Comments to Nov. 8 Post-Government Shutdown

 

Panorama Education Receives Seed Funding

An education startup called Panorama Education received four million dollars in seed funding. This will allow them to expand on their existing work with schools in providing surveys and data analysis for teachers and adminsitrators.

 

Safeguard Student Data

Common Sense Media Group writes letter to ed-tech companies asking for protection of student data.

 

USED Welcomes Public Comments on Data Collection on Alt-Route Highly Qualified Teachers

USED invites states to submit comments about whether the requested information will be processed in a timely manner; whether their estimate of burden is accurate; how USED might improve the utility of the information collected; and how USED might minimize the burden of this collection on respondents.

 

NCES First Look Report on Common Core of Data '11-'12

Selected statistics from the 2011-12 school year are presented in this latest NCES Report.

 

CCSSO Statement on ConnectED Initiative Announcement

Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) executive director Chris Minnich released the following statement today regarding the Federal Communications Commission's bipartisan vote to seek public comment regarding improvements to the E-Rate program, which provides internet access to public schools and libraries.

 

Chiefline 6.11.13

This week in Chiefline: CCSSO co-hosts webinar on Open Educational Resources, Senator Harkin introduces replacement for NCLB.

 

Chiefline 6.11.13

This week in Chiefline: CCSSO co-hosts webinar on Open Educational Resources, Senator Harkin introduces replacement for NCLB.

 

Idaho Deputy Carissa Miller Joins CCSSO as Deputy Executive Director

The Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) announces today that Carissa Miller is named deputy executive director overseeing CCSSO’s membership program, federal advocacy activities, and research service. Carissa will start in this position in February of 2013.