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Governor Jeb Bush to Kick Off #EIE18

Governor Jeb Bush will open the Foundation for Excellence in Education’s 11th annual National Summit on Education Reform on Thursday, December 5, in Washington, D.C.

JUST RELEASED: #EIE18 Keynote & General Session Speakers

Join Governor Jeb Bush and ExcelinEd for the 11th annual National Summit on Education Reform on December 5-7 in Washington, D.C. This year’s exceptional lineup of speakers will inspire and empower attendees to build a brighter future for our nation’s families. Only two weeks left to take advantage of early registration rates! Register Now   Governor Jeb Bush Founder […]

Statement By Governor Jeb Bush on Reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act

Today, President Donald Trump signed legislation to reauthorize the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act. Governor Jeb Bush, founder and chairman of the Foundation for Excellence in Education, released the following statement on the reauthorization: “I applaud Congress and the Trump Administration for reauthorizing the Perkins Act. This bipartisan effort will ensure we […]

Registration Open for 2018 National Summit on Education Reform

It’s time to make plans for #EIE18! Join Governor Jeb Bush and ExcelinEd for the 11th annual National Summit on Education Reform on December 5-7 in Washington, D.C. Register Now! During the 2018 National Summit on Education Reform, ExcelinEd and Governor Jeb Bush will host more than 1,000 legislators, state superintendents, policymakers and advocates working to build a brighter […]

Michigan Career Pathways Bill Helps Students and Businesses Succeed

Governor Rick Snyder has signed legislation to ensure all Michigan students graduate with the skills and abilities they need to succeed in life after high school. The Marshall Plan components in Senate Bill 941 provides $22 million in incentives for school districts to offer courses that allow students to earn industry certifications that lead to […]

Statement on Janus vs. AFSCME Supreme Court Decision

Today, the United States Supreme Court sided with Mr. Mark Janus in the case of Janus v. AFSCME, ruling that it is unconstitutional to force public-sector employees to pay mandatory fees to a union. “Public employee unions, including teachers unions, have long been able to put the agenda of Big Labor bosses above the needs […]

New case study answers questions on public charter school growth

The Foundation for Excellence in Education (ExcelinEd) and the Texas Public Policy Foundation (TPPF) today released a new case study to answer pressing questions about why public charter schools are growing at slower rates despite strong demand and serving communities well. Over the past four years, the annual rate of charter school growth declined precipitously […]

North Carolina Students Benefit in New State Budget

More North Carolina students will have access to computer science classes, special needs programs and career training opportunities after the 2018-19 amended state budget became law today. The budget will take effect on July 1. Education highlights in the new state budget include: A $3 million increase to the Children with Disabilities Scholarship program. This […]

Popular Program Preparing Colorado Students for High-Demand Professions Will be Expanded

More Colorado students will soon have access to career-focused paths that prepare them for high-paying jobs in high-growth fields. Gov. John Hickenlooper signed House Bill 1266 on Tuesday, expanding the popular Career Development Success Program. During a two-year pilot program, nearly 30 school districts have received a roughly $500 bonus for each student who earned […]

Colorado’s Young Readers Will Benefit From Boosts to Early Literacy Program

Colorado policymakers are improving an important program to help more students read at grade level by the time they leave third grade – one of the most critical, life-changing skills in a child’s development. Gov. John Hickenlooper signed House Bill 1393 earlier this week. The legislation, sponsored by Rep. Millie Hamner, Rep. Tony Exum and […]