Filling high-need classrooms with passionate, high-achieving individuals who will do whatever it takes to help their students succeed is a critical piece of our approach—but it’s not enough to close the achievement gap.
This article states that with partisan gridlock and congressional dysfunction, Americans may have lost faith in their federal government, but an overwhelming majority view state and local government favorably.
This article mentions that as the November elections draw nearer, the budget debate will not be about whether to cut government spending, but how, Rep. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., told an audience of federal workers.
This article details that employees at the scandal-tarnished General Services Administration are as “disappointed, angry and frustrated as the American people” by the recent revelations of a lavish training conference held in Las Vegas, according to the agency’s acting administrator.
This article mentions that according to the Office of Personnel Management’s latest SES survey, a little more than half of all Senior Executive Service members are satisfied with their pay levels, a significant drop from 2008 numbers.