April 2017
Apr 24, 2017

Congress returns next week from its two-week recess, at which point lawmakers will focus on reaching a deal to extend fiscal year (FY) 2017 appropriations in order to avoid a government shutdown.  The government is currently running on a sh...

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Apr 14, 2017

A “Dear Colleague” letter sent to State Chiefs Monday from Acting Assistant Secretary of Education Monique Chism offered confirmation of the U.S. Department of Education’s (ED’s) expectations for when interventions should go into place unde...

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Apr 07, 2017

A group of Democrats in Congress have written to the Trump Administration asking them to offer clear guidance on the rights of undocumented immigrants in education.  The letter, addressed to Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Secretary of Educ...

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Apr 03, 2017

The U.S. Department of Education (ED) has released a new document outlining how peer reviewers should approach review of consolidated State plans submitted to the agency under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). Under ESSA, ED is require...

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