Environmental Education Week

education weekAn online degree program is different from a traditional degree program in more than just the way you attend classes: It also requires a different kind of commitment from you as a student. This September, my Administration announced $123 million in new funding to dozens of school districts, nonprofit organizations, and State educational agencies across the country as part of the Department of Education’s Education Innovation and Research (EIR) competitive grant program.

In California, a so-called “taxpayer revolt” and well-financed political campaign led to the passage of something referred to as “The People’s Initiative to Limit Property Taxation.” While the benefits and harm of that law can forever be debated, one fact about Public Schools is beyond debate: since the 1960’s when California schools were highly ranked among the nation’s Public Schools, there has been a steady decline since The People’s Initiative was made law.

That was not always so, …